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How To Use A Penis Pump? For Penile Health Therapy and Enlargement Purposes

Penis pumps are among the few non-invasive treatment options available for men with erectile problems. It is medical sexual condition in which men have difficulty achieving erections suitable for sexual activity.

Vacuum erection aid device is another name for a penis pump. The initial design of penis pumps were using air to create the vacuum.

Today, modern penis pumps are using water instead of air to generate the negative pressure or vacuum. It is more comfortable than air-powered penis pumps and also widely used in penis enlargement.

What’s The History of Penis Pumps?

Before we go into the basics of using a penis pump, let’s have a quick look the penis pumps of the past.

Penis pumps are not new-age innovation and design. Air vacuum erection devices were very popular as a treatment for erectile dysfunction or impotence during the first half of the 20th century.

Vintage Ad for Penis Pumps As Treatment For Male Impotence or Erectile Dysfunction

Interestingly, German books like Sexuelle St├Ârungen und ihre Behandlung (Sexual disorders and their treatment) and Praktische Sexualmedizin: eine Einf├╝hrung (Practical sex medicine: an introduction) mentioned penis pump as far back as the late 1800s.

Hand air pump for self-massage of the penis according to Zabludowsky (image source)

It is a proof that penis pumps have been used for a long time as a medical device. Today, however, simply mentioning of a penis pump automatically associate with penis enlargement.

That may be due to the fact that penis pumps are not as use widely today but it has found another group of people who benefits from its effectiveness.

It is still worth noting that today penis pumps are both a medical and penis enlargement device.

How To Use A Conventional Air Vacuum Pump?

Conventional Air Vacuum Penis Pump

Penis pumps come in different models and sizes. The one we will be going to refer to how to use a penis pump looks like the one in the image to the right.

But don’t worry as the concept is similar. There may be slight differences with other models, but every penis pump comes with detailed instructions on how to use it properly.

The method or steps outlined is to show that it is not difficult to use a penis pump, especially when you get used to using it regularly.

The necessary steps are easy to follow. If you’re a first-time penis pump user, carefully following the instructions is vital for safety purposes as using it irresponsibly and inappropriately may cause pains and bruises.

So, never rush. Take it slow and gradual until the penis can get used to the pumping action and pressure.

Using an air vacuum penis pump helps a man achieve and maintain an erection long enough and suitable for sexual activity.

The pumping action of the pump creates the vacuum around the penis, drawing and encouraging blood blow into the penis erectile tissues.

For men with severe erection problems, a constriction or cock ring is needed. Once the penis achieved an erection, a constriction ring is placed at the base of the penis to retain the erection.

Many penis pump users consider it as an easy-to-use device.

  • STEP 1: Men with thick pubic hair should shave around the base of the penis. It significantly helps in creating an excellent seal to produce a good vacuum with good results. Plus, cutting pubic hair on this area prevents the constriction rings from getting caught with pubic hairs.
  • STEP 2: Insert the penis into the penis pump’s cylindrical tube. Make sure the entire penis length is inserted and that the penis pump creates a good seal with the base of the penis.
  • STEP 3: Start pumping using the handball pump. Other models may have a motorized pump, or have sleeves at the penis pump base in which the entire pump itself is used to create the vacuum. Once the pumping starts, you will feel a pulling action and expansion of the penis. It is due to the blood being drawn by the vacuum it creates.
  • STEP 4: Once the penis is hard, it is time to lock-in the blood by placing a constriction ring at the base of the penis to maintain erection hardness.
  • STEP 5: Now, you can remove the penis pump and enjoy your sexual activity, and once you’re done, remove the constriction ring to let the penis go back to its flaccid state.

Here is another demo on using a penis pump but a different model. The pump of the penis pump is built-in at the top of the penis pump itself.

Are There Any Side-Effects?

Normally, as long as pumping is done correctly. However, incorrect or negligence to use the pump properly may result in some undesirable results, such as;

  • Small red spots(Petechiae) may appear underneath the skin of the penis.
  • Bruising and pain.
  • Lack of hardness or firmness of erection, which may due to the pump not sealing the base of the penis. Hence, shaving pubic hair in this area is essential.
  • Some users may experience discoloration of the penis, tingling, and numbness due to the constriction ring is too tight. Constriction rings are available in various sizes. Make sure you choose the appropriate size for your penis. The one is not too tight but neither too loose.
  • Painful ejaculation, or a feeling of having trapped semen; if this happens, choose a constriction right that has a cutout at the bottom that corresponds to where the semen is ejaculated.

In addition to the above potential side-effects, some men may experience some psychological effects. Using a penis pump before sexual activity can be a daunting task for some men.

Some situations may not be suitable using a penis pump like having a quick intimacy. However, proper communication between a man and a woman with regards to a man’s erectile dysfunction problem, many women understand the situation.

Once the erection issue is appropriately communicated to the partner, the partner could be an excellent aid to the penis pump. Unfortunately, a lot of men are shy to talk about their sexual problems with their partner. There even those who stay away from consulting a doctor.

Erectile dysfunction is a medical issue. It may be due to psychological factors or physical factors. Hence, consulting a professional who is qualified to help is crucial.

A Better Option For Air Vacuum Pump

Although the air vacuum erection device is old school, it is still widely used today. However, if you want a better, comfortable and effective option, water-based or penis pump powered by water is the way to go.

The pioneer of the hydro penis pump is the Bathmate. They have a wide variety of models that cater to various penis sizes. For individuals who want a more powerful and more comfortable to use pumps, check Bathmate’s HydroXtreme series.


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