Sünnet Yaşının Erken Boşalma Üzerindeki Etkisi

Dr. E. Aydın CÜCELOĞLU, Psik. M. Evren HOŞRİK, Dr. Mehmet AK, Dr. Ali BOZKURT
2012; 23(2): 99-107
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The Effects of Age at Circumcision on Premature Ejaculation

Objective: The objective of this study was to analyze the effect of age at circumcision on premature ejaculation (PE).

Materials and Methods: The study included 40 healthy male controls and 40 male patients diagnosed as PE according to American Psychiatric Association criteria and the Golombok-Rust Inventory of Sexual Satisfaction (GRISS) premature ejaculation subscale. The 2 groups were compared according to age at circumcision and GRISS score.

Results: The PE group and control group were sociodemographically similar, but differed in marital status. The groups differed in GRISS communication, degree of satisfaction, avoidance, sensuality, erectile dysfunction, and PE subscale scores. These differences only displayed a dysfunction in the degree of satisfaction and premature ejaculation subscales. The groups also differed in age at circumcision; accordingly, those that were circumcised at ≥7 years of age had higher GRISS scores and a higher risk of having PE than those that were circumcised at >7 years of age.

Conclusion: Age at circumcision had an effect on PE; circumcision at ≥7 years of age was associated with an increase in the risk of PE, as compared to circumcision at <7 years of age. We think that families should have their boys circumcised before the age of 7 years and highly recommend that the procedure be performed within in the first 3 years of life.

Key Words: Circumcision, sexual dysfunction, castration complex