Feature Article: Male Circumcision Less Sexual Pleasure

Circumcised men are in for some bad news. It puts them at a disadvantage in the bedroom.

A study found those who had their foreskin removed as children or adults experienced less intense sexual pleasure and orgasm than their peers.

The new study surveyed 1,369 men over the age of 18. They were asked whether they were circumcised, and to rate how sensitive their penis was, how intense their orgasms were and whether they experience any pain or numbness when they are aroused.

310 men who took the survey were circumcised, and 1,059 were not. Each rated how sensitive their penis was on a scale from 0 to 5, with higher numbers being the most sensitive.

Uncircumcised men reported between 0.2 points and 0.4 points higher sensitivity and sexual pleasure when their penis’s head – known as the glans – was stroked during arousal, compared to circumcised men. Continue reading Feature Article: Male Circumcision Less Sexual Pleasure