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who performs surgery on lingual frenulums

A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Phil Zapanta
21 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Not much: Assuming the surgery is for tongue-tie (ankyloglossia), the surgery is pretty straight forward. In adults, the procedure can be done in clinic but in ... Read More
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Dr. Victor Zeines
51 years experience Dentistry
See below: This is done when the tissue below your tongue is two short so the tongue cannot function normally. Surgery involves cutting that tissue so it no lon ... Read More

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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Not required, but...: The frenulum at one's upper lip, and the frenulum at one's penis, are not required for life. A person should be able to live a normal life even if tho ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Heller
43 years experience Gastroenterology
Get examined: May be scarring, occasionally hernias can recur. See your doc, get re-examined.
Dr. Barry Rosen
34 years experience General Surgery
Very common feeling.: Hernia surgery in adults involves removing the hernia sac and placing mesh to cover the hole in the abdominal wall. It is common and expected for flu ... Read More
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Dr. Sander White
50 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
See your surgeon: This should be seen by your surgeon for a post op check to diagnose your concerns.
A 15-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
A little snip?: Somebody is going to snip a bit of the frenulum between the upper lip and gums? Is the frenulum causing a problem? Snipping it sounds easier than... t ... Read More
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A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
MRSA everywhere: To hear the evening news you would think MRSA is a modern plague. It is not. At present it is responsible for a good 75% of the community acquired abs ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
36 years experience Pain Management
Ineffective: If, after a reasonable course of steroids, the patient reports decreased sensation and pain consistent with neuronal injury, neuropathic pain medicati ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brandon Maples
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Not likely: Tonsillectomies are done regularly without complications. As with all surgeries, there is always some risk involved, but overall, this is a safe and ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
36 years experience Pain Management
Pain management: If, after a reasonable course of steroids, the patient reports decreased sensation and pain consistent with neuronal injury, neuropathic pain medicati ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. I. Jay Freedman
43 years experience Dentistry
Did you try meds?: The lingual nerve is in a very difficult place to access surgically (almost impossible) without creating more problems. Have you by tied a course of s ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lindsey Wolfer
43 years experience Dentistry
No: See an oral surgeon about surgery that may be able to correct the damage

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