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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience Plastic Surgery
Over time, it may: The effects of protecting the glans penis overtime by enclosing it in a new foreskin may increase some sensitivity when exposed during sexual activity ... Read More

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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Don't let it bother: Anti-circumcision activists make all sorts of claims. Sensitivity of glans penis after circumcisionn will certainly be little less if you touch it. Ho ... Read More
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
35 years experience Infectious Disease
No: It's often said that circumcision reduces sexual pleasure, but in three large trials of adult male circumcision in africa to prevent HIV infection, me ... Read More
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Yes and no: Obviously sensitivity is lost in skin removed after circumcision, but glans penis (most sensitive part of penis) is exposed to more friction ; thus mo ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dwain Rickertsen
35 years experience Family Medicine
Family practice : You will not lose sensitivity. You should not notice a change. There would be a lot less circumcision if there was.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
No: You shouln't lose sensitivity in the first place unless penile nerves were cut. Main nerve supply to penis is via the dorsal neurovascular bundles whi ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Namerow
48 years experience Pediatrics
Probably a few weeks: Circumcision in a teen usually causes local pain and sensitivity. Most folks would use an antibacterial ointment and good hygiene for a few weeks. T ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
35 years experience Clinical Psychology
Minimally: This is not considered a major concern. But some do decide against it for this reason. It is a choice.
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Tillett
21 years experience Urology
Probably not: Most published data show no difference in sensation or function of the penis in circumcised or uncircumcised men. However, this is somewhat difficult ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
Once the surgery: Heals fully, it should be the same old penis you've known and loved all of your life. Any changes are mental, not physical.
A 16-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brad Goldenberg
35 years experience Pediatrics
Depends : You have lived your whole life with a protective covering to reduce sensitivity, the foreskin. It will take a long time to get used to full exposure, ... Read More

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