Diphallia is a rare genetic condition that occurs when a male baby is born with duplication of the penis. There are different types of diphallia, ranging from partial to complete penile duplication. Having two completely developed penises, or true diphallia, is very rare. Ever since the first description of diphallia in , researchers have only reported additional cases worldwide. It may occur in 1 in every 5—6 million live births. Every case of diphallia is unique, and the amount of duplication varies with each. Most males with this condition will have two penises of about the same size, located side by side.
Diphallia is a genetic condition present at birth in which a person has two penises. This rare condition was first written about in a report by the Swiss doctor Johannes Jacob Wecker when he encountered a cadaver exhibiting the condition in Diphallia only affects about 1 out of every 5—6 million baby boys. The condition of having two penises is alone not dangerous.
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Please view with discretion. Two penises on one organism might sound pretty wild, but did you know it can occur on humans as well? About 1 in 5. Though diphallia is fairly rare on its own, actually finding someone who has the condition is made even more difficult by the fact that it usually accompanies highly deleterious congenital conditions, such as other duplicated organs or spina bifida. When the condition is severe, these defects are insurmountable. This change in expression is brought upon by mutations in the genes or environmental factors. Some have two penises that are of normal shape, size, and function, while others can have genitalia that is small, malformed, and unable to urinate or ejaculate. One man who has two fully-functional penises goes by DiphallicDude or DoubleDickDude, which morphed into DDD , as he is committed to keeping his real identity private.
Although he would still like to maintain his anonymity, the man — who has two inch, uncircumcised penises, claims to have slept with more than 1, men and women and maintains NSFW Twitter and Tumblr accounts dedicated them — agreed to speak to Rolling Stone about how his life has changed in the year since his AMA and why he decided to write a memoir. With so much negativity in the world, the ability to bring something positive to the table is a great feeling. How has your life changed in that year? Before my AMA I was not on the Internet besides from a few minor business elements and standard e-mail. I had honestly never heard of Reddit before my AMA. Now I check Twitter and my Tumblr as much as I can remember to. But beyond that I still have the same life and still do the same things. That is the big difference. What did you learn about yourself from doing the Reddit AMA?