New penile sensitivity research complicates informed consent

New research published in the British Journal of Urology appears to demonstrate the damage to sexual function and sensitivity caused by circumcision. This new information will likely nix any idea of circumcision in the average consumer of cosmetic procedures. It undoubtedly will make it harder for a confused couple deciding by proxy, as is currently possible, whether to inflict the procedure on their newborn.

The study is available as a pdf file.

Fine-touch pressure thresholds in the adult penis – Sorrells 2007

THANK YOU to Norm UK for making this file available on their website.

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