Newbies post-pump doesn't last as long will want to use it minutes prior to sex. It certainly effects flaccid soft size gains and probably effects erect size gains too. I then turned the release air valve a little and twisted the cylinder to remove it, which was easy enough. I can't express this enough - If Bathmate did NOTHING else accept give a temporary pump to use for sex, I would still recommend it wholeheartedly, the post-Bathmate sex experience can be that dramatic. As compared to drug treatments for ED, a major advantage of the VCD is that it has a low risk of systemic side-effects and therefore the potential to be used in a greater number of patients…The VCD can be used to ensure multiple erections on a daily basis. And if the risk of pain or other problems increases with usage, and if it can increase your size or not. I was then able to make love to my partner in the same way as I would when getting an erection naturally, so I was happy about that. Start with 6 or 8 minutes. Look at my before and after pictures. Some men say on forums and blogs that pumping increased their penis size, and manufacturers often claim they can too. The bset option to prevent turtling would be to use a penis extender like SizeGenetics. Pump slowly, and wait until your penis stops growing after each squeeze before continuing. The pump itself was sealed in a plastic packaging, which is an important hygiene point. Having taken strong medicines like viagra, cialis, and generic versions, it was great not to have any of the unpleasant side effects like headaches, a stuffed nose, and flushing in the face. The important thing is that I had a full erection, which stayed even after I stopped pumping. Here are the main points arising forgive the pun… from my month-long test: Vacuum pumps encourage blood to flow to the penis, causing an erection.