Penis Pump

What Is A Penis Pump And How To Use It


The Vacuum Pump.

This is the classic of the penis enlargement device genre. You stick your penis into a cylinder attached to a pump that sucks out the air. The resulting vacuum draws extra blood into your penis, making it erect and a little bigger. You then clamp off the penis with a tight ring — like a tourniquet — to keep the blood from escaping back into your body.

Penis pumps do have a real medical use: They help men with erectile dysfunction. But the pump has no lasting effect on the size of your penis. You will deflate to normal size once you remove the ring.

Risks may include temporary impotence, blisters, bruises, ruptured blood vessels, and discolored and thickened skin. The clamping should not be done for longer than 20 to 30 minutes at most since it will eventually cause tissue damage.

How Does A Penis Pump Work?

To use the Penis Pump:

  • Place the pump, which you can pump by hand or run on batteries, over the penis.


  • Pump the air out of the cylinder so that a vacuum is created. The vacuum draws blood into the shaft of the penis and causes it to swell and become erect.


  • Once the penis is erect, with the help of lubricant, slide a retaining band (Penis-Ring or Cock-Ring) down onto the lower end of the penis.


  • Remove the pump after releasing the vacuum.

You can now have sex with the Penis Ring in place to help maintain your erection. The band can be left on safely for up to 30 minutes to allow for successful intercourse.

Be sure that any devices you buy without a prescription contains a “quick release” feature, as there have been reports of injuries to penisses due to devices that did not release its vacuum on-demand or released it too slowly.

How Well Do Penis Pumps Work?

Studies suggest that about 50%-80% of men are satisfied with the results of Penis Pumps. As with any other method of treatment for Erectile Dysfunction, satisfaction rates may decrease with time.

Who Should Consider Using a Penis Pump?

Penis pumps are safe and can be used if you suffer from ED caused by many conditions, including:

  • Poor blood flow to the penis
  • Diabetes
  • Surgery for prostate or colon cancer
  • Psychological issues such as   anxiety or depression

Penis Pumps should not be used if you may have a significant congenital  bleeding or a disorder that predisposes you to a condition called priapism (a prolonged, sometime painful erection lasting over several hours). Examples include sickle cell amenia, some forms of leukemia, and other blood conditions.

What Are Some Of The Side Effects of a Penis Pumps?

An erection obtained by the Penis Pump is not the same as an erection achieved naturally. The penis tends to be purplish in color and can be cold or even numb. Other side effects can include:

  • A black and blue mark or small area of bruising on the shaft of the penis. This is usually painless and generally will vanish in a few days.
  • You may have a decrease in the force of the ejaculation. The constriction band (Penis Ring) traps the ejaculate or semen (cum) at the time of your orgasm. This is not dangerous and usually does not cause you any pain. The semen will usually dribble out once the Penis Ring is removed. Generally, this should not interfere with the pleasure of your climax or orgasm.

How Much Does a Penis Pump Cost?

Good quality Penis Pumps vary in cost from $100 to $500, depending on the brand and type. The battery-powered versions tend to be more expensive, but also tend to work a little more quickly. Battery-powered devices are especially helpful if you do not have good hand strength or coordination or who have arthritis.

There are several devices currently on the market that work effectively. Some of these devices can be obtained without a prescription. Check out the recommendation:  Recommended Penis Pump

Does Insurance Cover Penis Pumps?

Most insurance policies, including Medicare, cover at least part of the costs of a vacuum constriction device, especially if a medical cause for  ED has been documented. Medicaid, however, does not cover the device except under extreme circumstances in certain states.



Here is a very good video that shows how to use a Penis Pump. It’s done by “Primus Med” and is obvioulsy promoting their product. Check it out here:

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