[Does circumcision has an effect on female's perception of sexual satisfaction?]

Rev Invest Clin. 2008 May-Jun;60(3):227-30.
[Article in Spanish]


Objective: To evaluate sexual satisfaction on women who have experienced sexual intercourse with the same partner on non-circumcised and circumcised states.

Material and methods: A total of 19 women between 19 and 53 y/o, median age 30, in which their sexual partner was programmed for circumcision were included in this study. The survey was a validated version on the Changes on Sexual Functioning Questionnaire (CSFQ). General sexual satisfaction, pain during vaginal penetration, desire, vaginal orgasm, vaginal lubrication, sexual frequency changes in oral and/or anal sexual activities and esthetical perception on circumcised penis were surveyed before the procedure and 2 months after.

Results: Changes on Vaginal lubrication during intercourse were significant (p = 0.004), it diminished from 78% to 63%. There were no statistically significant differences on general sexual satisfaction, pain during vaginal penetration, desire, vaginal orgasm.

Conclusions: Circumcision has either negative or positive effect on female's partner perception of sexual satisfaction.

Publication types

  • English Abstract

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Circumcision, Male*
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Personal Satisfaction*
  • Sexuality*
  • Surveys and Questionnaires
  • Young Adult