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Does circumcision affect sexual life ?

I am 29 years old and Male. My penis was circumcised when i was a child. I would like to know if this affects basic life things ie. Sex and masturbation.
Tue, 3 Jan 2012
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No it does not, Don't worry. In fact in some men it makes sex easy and more pleasurable
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