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Penis Pumps: The Complete Guide

If you’re unable to maintain that erection, you are not alone, between 5 and 15% of men that are within the ages of 40 and 70 have the same problem. There might just be something you need, to get things in the right order, luckily for you, we have got just what you need. A Penis Pump is a treatment option for men that have an erectile dysfunction, that are unable to maintain an erection sufficient enough for a pleasurable sexual experience, it is also called a vacuum pump or a vacuum erection device.

What the penis pump does

Having an erectile dysfunction, means unlike before when you could have easily gotten an erection and finished the job, now things are getting harder, not the right one anyways.
Contrary to public opinion, a penis pump does not make the penis bigger, rather it helps to increase the blood flow to the penis that helps to achieve an erection, so penetrative sex can happen. There is a bit of extra length from that pumping but it is a temporary gain.

Benefits of penis pumps

Penis pumps are a good treatment for erectile dysfunction and have benefits for use.
I. Penis pumps are effective: with enough practice and adequate use, you can get that erection.
II. It is affordable: it is a cost-effective treatment option, especially after the initial purchase.
III. Penis pumps can be used as adjuncts: penis pumps can be used with other medications or a penile implant to treat erectile dysfunction.
IV. They are noninvasive: it does not require surgery to work, or any insertion into the penis.
V. It helps regain erectile function after some procedures: after undergoing a prostate surgery, you can use your penis pump to restore the penis’s ability to gain an erection.

How it works

A penis pump generally works when a suction is used to draw blood into the penis.
The blood then fills the blood vessels in the penis, causing them to swell, so the penis will be temporarily bigger and harder.
A cock ring, that is also known as a construction ring is usually placed around the base of the penis to help keep the blood in the penis and maintain the penis size and hardness.

How to use it

While some products may differentiate from others, they all have the same basic function on how to use them.
I. Place a tube over your penis.
II. Pump out the air, you can either use the hand pump or electric pump that is attached to the tube, which creates a vacuum effect.
III. After achieving erection, gently remove the penis pump.
IV. You can now place the constriction ring around the base of the penis, to help maintain the erection.

How long does the effect last?

Its effect can last up to 30 minutes, but it is dependent also on individual arousal level. It can be safely used multiple times a day but it depends on your comfort level.

Precautions when using a penis pump

  • Shave: In order to prevent hairs from getting stuck in the ring, it is advisable to shave your pubes before using the pump.
  • Use as directed: Always follow the manufacturers instruction for your own safety and effective use, no matter how easy it may seem.
  • Remove the ring after 30 minutes: Leaving the ring on your penis for more than 30 minutes could cause potential damage, because it is cutting off blood supply to your penis.
  • Lube: always have a lubricant on hand, to apply a bit to your shaft and base of the penis to create an airtight seal. The lube will make it easy to slide the tension ring on and off.

The Risks of using penis pumps.

Even though this is a very safe piece of equipment, there are still some potential risks involved.

  • If you are on a blood thinning medication (e.g. warfarin) you are at an increased risk of bleeding.
  • If you have a blood disorder or sickle cell anemia, a penis pump is not a safe option for you because you are highly susceptible to bleeding or clotting.

Side effects of penis pumps.

  • Pain or bruising.
  • Numbness, coldness or a bluish colour.
  • Feeling of trapped semen and painful ejaculation.
  • Awkwardness between partners

Different types of penis pumps

Penis pumps only differ in the method of pressure delivery.

Hydro penis pumps

this is more effective because warm water stimulates the skin, blood vessels and boosts growth and stretching abilities and we are all about simulations and stretching abilities.

Air penis pumps

these use air to create a seal that is needed to maintain an erection in the penis pump, the good thing is you don’t need to be in the shower to use this pump, no mess to clean up afterwards, talk about hard and dry. It has a pressure gauge, which is a must have safety measure.

Electric Penis pumps

with this penis pump, you can get the erection you so desperately need, without putting in much effort, who wouldn’t want this right? All you gotta do is turn on the switch and let your device pump you to the length and size you want.


The use of a penis pump is the ultimate cure for an erectile dysfunction, but it can possibly create an erection firm enough for sexual intercourse. To fully treat an erectile dysfunction, you would need to combine it with taking erectile dysfunction medications.

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