Strefanasha, I’m very sorry to hear about your pain and suffering. You may not have had these issues if you’d been circumcised as an infant, but you may have regardless. According to Harvard Health Publishing: “While any man can develop balanitis, the condition is most likely to occur in men who have a tight foreskin that is difficult to pull back, or who have poor hygiene.”

According to Tufts Medical Center, there’s no correlation between being intact and developing urethral syndrome and, again, I’m sorry you’re suffering from this.

I maintain that cutting the perfectly healthy genital flesh of non-consenting children and infants is wrong. Nothing you have said changes the fact that it is wrong to mutilate the healthy genitals of infants.

As to your taking offense at my addressing the abundant sensual sexual pleasures of an intact penis, I’m very sorry for anyone who sees such activities or sharing about them to be “porn”.

I hope your pain lessens and thanks for responding. This is an important conversation that I do take very seriously.

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