Skip to comments.Circumcision May Not Reduce Sensation
Posted on 08/03/2007 2:09:44 PM PDT by Alter Kaker
Controversial new research casts doubt on the long-held belief that circumcision reduces sexual sensitivity for men who have undergone the procedure.
Circumcision, a procedure performed throughout history for reasons ranging from the fulfillment of a biblical covenant to a means of curbing masturbation has received both praise by those who tout its supposed medical benefits and scorn from those who claim it has traumatic aftereffects.
Now, in a Canadian study appearing in the most recent issue of the Journal of Sexual Medicine, researchers found that the glans, or head of the penis, is just as sensitive on a circumcised man as on an uncircumcised one.
(Excerpt) Read more at abcnews.go.com ...
ICGI director Dan Bollinger, who in the past has called circumcision "parental-elected penile reduction surgery," pointed out that the researchers did not measure the sensitivity of the foreskin, which previous research had said was the most sensitive area.
"All of us in the movement are rather surprised that this even got published," he said.
He points to a recent study published in the British Journal of Urology, which showed uncircumcised men had four times more sensitivity, as a better measure.
I am not surprised the article was published. A couple of years ago, my wife and I underwent a serious re education regarding this topic. Suffice it to say that our son is not circ'd as a result.
But it never ceases to amaze me how strongly the reaction to this is .... most especially, among women.
It's also popular within the S&M community for reasons probably best left to the imagination...or so I'm told...
“Great News!!! By the way, how does one sign up for a study like that?”
Why wait to sign up? I’ve been conducting my own study for years. I still need a lot more research.
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