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For circumcised men who are experiencing gradual loss of sensation throughout the course of their lifetime, there actually is a process of foreskin restoration that involves the use of tape and weights (?).

So when all is said and done, you (and your partner) are actually likely to have much better sex with a penis that is uncircumcised. If you’re performing oral sex and looking for tips, just focus your efforts on the ridge just below the glans and use your hand to help the foreskin go with the flow. That's all there is to it!

We value and respect our HERWriters' experiences, but everyone is different. Many of our writers are speaking from personal experience, and what's worked for them may not work for you. Their articles are not a substitute for medical advice, although we hope you can gain knowledge from their insight.

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Hugh7

@Anonymous: "I'm a 55 year old cut man and the head of my penis is so sensitive that if it were any more sensitive I would loose my load upon entry."
We often hear cut men say that (http://www.circumstitions.com/Sexuality.html#more ) - yet intact men aren't all "losing their load upon entry" - funny, that. This strongly suggests that circumcision affects sensitivity, but not in a good way. in fact circumcision forces men to rely on the sensitivity of a greatly reduced area of their penis (the frenulum, if they're lucky enough to have been left it), making it more hair-trigger. Whether this is an advantage or not can only be decided by the adult man - but when it's a detriment, it's too late.

February 23, 2011 - 12:31am
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Anonymous (reply to Hugh7)

From Dr. Buffman (Buffydaddy) EmpowHER Expert

Anonymous, I am a urologist and an expert in the field of sexual medicine. I see approximately 5,000 men each year with erectile, ejaculatory dysfunction and hormonal dysfunction or a combination of each. It is my objective opinion, after conducting face to face interviews with so many of these men, that circumcision undoubtedly does not affect sensitivity or pleasure after the healing phase of a few months. Interestingly so many careless men, without seeking expert advice, are driven to clinics that advocate circumcision and hormonal treatments to achieve the end-result of abating and or "curing" premature ejaculation.

This practice is not only archaic but borders on malpractice.

February 23, 2011 - 5:15am
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Anonymous (reply to Anonymous)

Dr Buffman, the claim that circumcision does not affect sensitivity borders on idiocy.

Cutting healthy flesh off healthy bodies is the province of cosmetic surgeons, not healers.

February 25, 2011 - 9:24am
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Anonymous

Medical personnel, such as urologists, E.R. docs, labor and delivery nurses, are probably the worst people to ask about circumcision. They see only the problem cases, and then generalize their observations to the total male population. Men who have no problems with their foreskin do not seek out a urologist to tell him or her that sex with a foreskin is marvelous. I think the testimonials of healthy, intact males are of much more value than the skewed opinions provided by medical personnel who, by the way, have a financial stake in continuing the practice of circumcising as many men as possible.

February 22, 2011 - 3:50pm
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Anonymous (reply to Anonymous)

I think you've just hit the nail on the head there! these so called experts are purely invested in financial gain - not the health and well being of the guy and his partners.

December 15, 2012 - 2:51pm
buffydaddy (reply to Anonymous)

Not to be included in your generality of urologic opinions, I would like to voice an opinion re: circumcision of the neonate and or pediatric male.
As an Ivy-League trained specialist in urologic surgery, from a Christian-based , not Jewish-based school, it was never part of our teaching curriculum to "automatically' circumcise or to assume that each male born child required circumcision, nor are we trained to "lead" parents into thinking that this needs to be performed prior to discharge.

In most hospitals in America ( I assume this without factual knowledge), the first person that comes into contact with the new born parent(s) is the pediatrician and/or labor and delivery nurse personnel. They are trained to ask the parents if they would choose to have their child circumcised before they bring their son home. The decision does not end here as it must be agreed upon and or advocated by the performing doctor, whether the pediatrician, obstetrician, or urologist.

In my professional experience the overwhelming factors that drive a parent to have the procedure performed in the hospital are: 1) "I want my son to look like his father," 2) religious affiliation 3) to save the child from having the circumcision performed at another time (pediatrician's office).

I must admit that my own personal philosophy on the wisdom of circumcision, as a surgeon myself, have transitioned over the years. This modification in my logic stems from not only access to unbiased publications but also from my own inner thinking about the wisdom of the procedure. I must state affirmatively that this change in my thought process does not stem from anecdotal experiences from patients complaining as adults or certainly even from that pool of patients who had circumcision performed as adults and were disenchanted with their sexual experiences thereafter. This is stated as such simply, because, after 33 years of surgical experience I would be very hard-pressed to recall a single occasion that a patient complained to me that he was unhappy after he had made the decision to be "cut." This also includes patients who were circumcised at birth and I consult with in my adult clinic. I have never heard voiced from these patients that they have a concern over their sexual experiences after "comparing notes" with their uncircumcised friend.
I want to state also, in contradiction to previous posts, that I see many female partners of my patients. Never once in over thirty-three years of surgery have I heard even a single complaint that, compared to other partners historically, that they admit a level of diminished sexual fulfillment now with their "cut" sexual partner.

The rationale, as I have stated in much earlier blogs on this site to perform circumsion as an adult are: Failure after repeated conservative attempts to rectify phimosis (very tight entrapment of the preputial skin over the penile head), chronic lacerations (cuts of the foreskin) after sexual activity hampering the pleasure of the experience, and most commonly inability to maintain proper hygienic care of the tight foreskin due to inability to retract and or administer proper cleansing of the penis, resulting in chronic infection which requires multiple return visits to the MD or health care practitioner, and/or frequent circulation of this infection to their sexual partner(s) which sets up an ever-ending vicious cycle of disease. It is not uncommon for a gynecologist to recommend to the partner of their patient to seek a surgical opinion after multiple attempts at ameliorating the condition fails with conservative treatment.

Finally, the wisdom of propagating religious myths re: need for circumcision I believe is slowly changing to the conservative side.

I must also admit that my comments are not universally shared nor represent the majority of health care providers, but represent those of my opinion.

February 23, 2011 - 6:02am
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Anonymous

Thank you so much for this Articles...
If she is Orthodox, she won't be having sex with a man to whom she is not married and she will most likely not be marrying a man who is not a Jew. But the moral issue is about monogamy and the cultural issue is about marrying another Jew. If she is honoring neither of those then there is no special rule about whether a man is circumcised.

January 3, 2011 - 2:24am
chat (reply to Anonymous)

sex with a Circumcised man to me is the best. so hard n nice

February 22, 2011 - 5:03am
Gabaye

I have to say, sex with a uncircumcised man was the best experience of my young adult days.

January 1, 2011 - 5:49pm
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Anonymous

I'm a 55 year old cut man and the head of my penis is so sensitive that if it were any more sensitive I would loose my load upon entry. I like the love of my cut penis. I love the feel of my cut penis. I love the feelings in the head of my cut penis. And best of all so does my wife. She hates an uncut natural penis and would have nothing to do with one. She loves the look and feel of a cut penis. Each to her own.

December 21, 2010 - 10:26pm
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