A 30-year-old male asked:
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Is there any agreement in the medical community that adult circumcision either does or does not affect sensitivity on the penis?

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Dr. Darrell Herrington
33 years experience in Family Medicine
Yes: It has nothing to do with sensitivity. It is performed on adults for phimosis (stricture) or chronic infection.
Answered on Jul 24, 2016

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Dr. Dwain Rickertsen
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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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Dr. Charles Saha
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Penile pain: You should have an evaluation by your urologist. You want to rule out an infection at the surgical site.

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