What Are Penis Pumps? How To Use a Penis Pump

Using a penis pump is very simple. In fact, some penis pumps, like the Bathmate, have been specifically designed for you to use them while you go about your normal showering or bathing routine!

Written by Kimberly Wylie


  • Step 1 – Place the cylinder over your penis.
  • Step 2 – Use the pump to remove the air from the cylinder and Multi Penometcreate a vacuum. This is either done manually or with an electric pump, depending on the penis pump you own.
  • Step 3 – Be sure to monitor the pressure indicated by the manufacturer’s recommendation. Watch your physiological indicators, to be safe.
  • Step 4 – Begin timing your penis pumping set. Beginners (those who have been pumping for less than 3 months) should have a pumping set last no more than 15 minutes.
  • Step 5 – Monitor the penis pump’s vacuum level, to keep it consistent and ensure you don’t exceed the recommended limits.
  • Step 6 – Release the pressure of your penis pump and allow fresh blood to enter the penis every 10 to 15 minutes, no matter how long your set is.

NOTE: When using a penis pump, some men find using lube can prevent irritation or pain due to friction from the inside of the pump. You can read more about choosing personal lubricants here – Personal Lubricants: The Best and Worst Lubricants to Use for Penis Exercises

Keep Reading: How to Pick A Penis Pump


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