If the surgery was performed on an infant, by adulthood a relatively thick keratin layer will have formed on the normally skinless mucosal surface of the glans, which further reduces the stimulation. Archived from the original on 20 February Circumcised penis - Flacid and Erect - High Res. Archived from the original on 26 October A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis".
This covering folds in on itself, forming a double layer.
Anatomy of the Penis, Mechanics of Intercourse
Pages containing links to subscription-only content CS1 maint: Penile cancer development can be detected in the carcinoma in situ CIS cancerous precursor stage and at the more advanced invasive squamous cell carcinoma stage. Although there is some debate within Islam over whether it is a religious requirement, circumcision called khitan is practiced nearly universally by Muslim males. Archived from the original on 12 March Many patients are able to resume sexual activity in approximately one to two weeks.