The foreskin: Why is it such a secret in North America?

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5/5 (2) [note: this article includes anatomical diagrams, but no photographs.] May 8, 2013   Note: Never have I gotten so many comments and emails in response to a blog post, much less rumors that I’m a man. I’ll keep … Read More

Male circumcision decreases penile sensitivity as measured in a large cohort.

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BJU Int. 2013 May;111(5):820-7. doi: 10.1111/j.1464-410X.2012.11761.x. Epub 2013 Feb 4. by Bronselaer GA, Schober JM, Meyer-Bahlburg HF, T’Sjoen G, Vlietinck R, Hoebeke PB. Department of Urology, Ghent University Hospital, Ghent, Belgium. Full Text available in PDF format (above). Abstract WHAT’S KNOWN ON THE SUBJECT? AND WHAT DOES THE STUDY … Read More

Adding Insult to Injury: Acquisition of Erectile Dysfunction from Circumcision

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4/5 (1) Full text available in PDF format (above)   Introduction: Our new study published in the International Journal of Men’s Health showed that circumcised men have a 4.5 times greater chance of suffering from erectile dysfunction (ED) than intact men, revealing what appears to be … Read More

Circumcision: Social, Sexual, Psychological Realities

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Circumcision: Social, Sexual, Psychological Realities Should circumcision tradition trump ethics and empirical evidence? Post published by Darcia Narvaez Ph.D. on Sep 18, 2011 in Moral Landscapes Also available at We continue examining myths about circumcision, including traditions, social and sexual relations. NOTE: Primary … Read More

Male circumcision and sexual function in men and women: a survey-based, cross-sectional study in Denmark.

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5/5 (1) Full text in PDF format (above) PubMed entry: Int J Epidemiol. 2011 Oct;40(5):1367-81. doi: 10.1093/ije/dyr104. Epub 2011 Jun 14. Abstract BACKGROUND: One-third of the world’s men are circumcised, but little is known about possible sexual consequences of male circumcision. … Read More

Adult Male Circumcision: Effects on Sexual Function and Sexual Satisfaction in Kisumu, Kenya

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Article text available above. ABSTRACT: Introduction Male circumcision is being promoted for HIV prevention in high-risk heterosexual populations. However, there is a concern that circumcision may impair sexual function. Aim To assess adult male circumcision’s effect on men’s sexual function … Read More

Male circumcision for HIV prevention: a prospective study of complications in clinical and traditional settings in Bungoma, Kenya

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Article text available above. ABSTRACT: Objective Male circumcision reduces the risk of HIV acquisition by approximately 60%. Male circumcision services are now being introduced in selected populations in sub-Saharan Africa and further interventions are being planned. A serious concern is … Read More

Ch. 6: Long-Term Adverse Effects of Circumcision (DOC Genital Integrity Statement)

This is Chapter 6 of a statement available at Click here to view/download the complete statement in PDF form: GenitalIntegrityStatement.pdf, also available at < Previous Chapter (5: Post-Operative Complications of Circumcision) | Next Chapter (7: Conservative Alternatives to Therapeutic Circumcision) > Chapter Six: Long-Term Adverse … Read More

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