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Sharp debate on circumcision
April 15th, 2011
02:06 PM ET

Sharp debate on circumcision

The comments on this week’s Empowered Patient article about circumcision demonstrate that  men have strong feelings about their penises.

“Why would I want someone to cut some of the most important part of me?” asked Noble9, a reader who like other “intactivists” is against circumcision.

Other men, however, felt otherwise.

“Frank, you are crazy,” wrote Daniel1999, addressing the man in our story who feels he’d have better sex if his foreskin were intact and therefore rues the day his parents had him snipped.

“I am 60 years old and had a circumcision 12 years ago,” the reader continued. “It was the best decision of my life….Believe me it feels much better having sex.”

“Frank is no more crazy than the next person,” retorted mrequality. “You CHOSE to have your foreskin removed as an adult…Newborn babies, however, do not.”

The reader went on to note that while most Americans are circumcised, in other parts of the world that’s not the case. The World Health Organization, which keeps such statistics, says 30% of the world’s males aged 15 years or older are circumcised. Of these, around

Two thirds are Muslims living mainly in Asia, the Middle East and North Africa, 0.8% are Jewish, and 13% are non-Muslim and non-Jewish men living in the United States.


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