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Is there evidence that circumcision reduces sexual sensation?

Is there evidence that circumcision reduces sexual sensation?

Circumcision: There is no evidence that circumcision reduces sexual sensation. If this is a problem then it could be psychological and a call to your doctor would be in order. ...Read more

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Dr. George Klauber
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Circumcision (Definition)

Keep your baby's penis clean and dry. The initial redness and swelling should improve over 1 -2 weeks. Avoid wiping or swabbing the wound area. If there is a dressing, change it according ...Read more


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Can circumcision affect sexual sensation? Does having a circumcision affect how sensitive you are during sex? .

Can circumcision affect sexual sensation? Does having a circumcision affect how sensitive you are during sex?

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Will feel different: Sexual sensation after circumcision is one associated with more friction. Sex will certainly be more enjoyable if you need a cicumcision because foreskin is tight. Some men report more sensation, some report less. Any man who needs a circumcision should not hesitate because of fear of penis becoming less sensitive after the procedure. Can always request a conservative circ. With less skin removed. ...Read more

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Can circumcision affect sexual sensation? Does having a circumcision affect how sensitive you are during sex? .

Can circumcision affect sexual sensation? Does having a circumcision affect how sensitive you are during sex?

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Yes: Sex will feel different because penis slides in & out of foreskin in uncircumcised men and has more friction with sex if circumcised. Penis will feel more sensitive at first, after circumcision. Increased sensitivity will become less as time goes by. Most men requiring circumcision have had foreskin associated problems such as phimosis or balanitis & thus sex will feel much better after circ. ...Read more

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I was wondering what are the sexual benefits of circumcision?

I was wondering what are the sexual benefits of circumcision?

Circumcision: There are no sexual benefits of circumcision. They are done for religious and hygienic purposes if you are not able to retract the foreskin. If you want to improve your sex life, a circumcision is not the solution. ...Read more

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Is it true that all of a man's sexual nerve endings are hacked off during circumcision?

Interesting comment: The nerve endings that provide sensation to the skin that is removed is gone.Why would it remain?If you had an extra finger on one hand and had it removed would you want the sensation of that structure to remain ?All of the nerve endings that supply the penis itself and the remaining skin remain including any "sexual" endings. ...Read more

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How could circumcision possibly increase sexual pleasure?

Increased friction: as glans can no longer slip in & out of the foreskin. Penile glans of circumcised phallus is consntly rubbing agains underpants & pants making it less sensitive & thus sex act prior to climax may last longer giving longer preasure to both. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if male circumcision lessons sexual enjoyment?

Can you tell me if male circumcision lessons sexual enjoyment?

Probably not 4 MorF : Might or might not lessen or increase. Impossible to say because there would have to be a survey of men with normal retractile foreskins who had no problems with sexual enjoyment who were then circumcised & again had no problem. Such a group would be virtually impossible to find. Sex before has less friction if uncircumcised & more if circumcised & have longer enjoyment with less sensation ...Read more

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How long till I can have sexual intercourse after circumcision?

It depends: Once you are fully healed (the scab has fallen off) and you are free from any discomfort, you may résumé your sexual activity. ...Read more

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How do I tell if too much skin was removed during sons circumcision? Also will circumcision cause lack of sexual feeling later in his life?

How do I tell if too much skin was removed during sons circumcision? Also will circumcision cause lack of sexual feeling later in his life?

By inspection: Too much removed if your son old enough to tell you that his penis hurts with erection. Otherwise , ?It look to u as if xs skin removed. Would be happy to revue photographs if u care to send 1 or more. Most american men r circumcised & don't complain about lack of sensation.Anti-ciumcision zeolots claim there is reduced penile sensation.Possible reduced sensation rewarded by sex act lasting longer. ...Read more

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Had a circumcision 2 months ago, and the scar flares up after sexual activity, any advice? Or know how long til it should be fully healed?

Had a circumcision 2 months ago, and the scar flares up after sexual activity, any advice? Or know how long til it should be fully healed?

Should be healed: At two months you should be healed; however, it takes a year for most scars to fully mature. During that time the redness and sensitivity in the scar will diminish. Redness increases with increased blood flow. ...Read more

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Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
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Circumcised (Definition)

If a male baby is circumcised, his foreskin, or the flap of skin covering the tip of his penis, ...Read more