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Does frenulum hold the lips in place?

Does frenulum hold the lips in place?

No: The frenulum has not relationship to the lips, only the tongue. ...Read more

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The frenulum of my tongue always hurts. I'm 17 I can't reach my tongue over my bottom lip. Been liked this for a long time. Do I have my tongue tied?

The frenulum of my tongue always hurts. I'm 17  I can't reach my tongue over my bottom lip. Been liked this for a long time. Do I have my tongue tied?

Sounds like you do: If you are unable to protrude your tongue past your lower lip, it certainly seems as though your are tongue tied. You should consult with an ENT to consider a frenectomy ...Read more

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I'm uncircumcised, can I stretch the frenulum area to allow more retraction before the skin begins pulling the head downwards. It's not severe.

I'm uncircumcised, can I stretch the frenulum area to allow more retraction before the skin begins pulling the head downwards. It's not severe.

Tight frenulum: Frenulum is web of skin on glans penis connecting underside of urinary opening to foreskin. Can easily be corrected by urologist by "snipping" frenulum. Can be done under either local or general anesthesia. Worth getting done if it bothers you. ...Read more

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Bfriend may have short frenulum he can pull foreskin back easily no pain but head bends down the further pulled frenuloplasty needed or juststretching?

Bfriend may have short frenulum he can pull foreskin back easily no pain but head bends down the further pulled frenuloplasty needed or juststretching?

Uncircumcised: There is a treatment with steroid cream applied by q-tip under the foreskin that is caught or tight. A good urologist or a men's health expert will be able to help your friend. ...Read more

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What could cause the frenulum in your mouth to swell & be painful?

What could cause the frenulum in your mouth to swell & be painful?

Trauma or : Infection are the most common reasons for a symptomatic frenum. Consult with your dentist, even if the symptoms improve. There may be an issue that needs to be addressed. Good luck! ...Read more

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I have a hard piece of skin that is white on the top of my frenulum in my mouth and it hurts what could this be?

I have a hard piece of skin that is white on the top of my frenulum in my mouth and it hurts what could this be?

Needs to be seen: It's really impossible to know let alone to guess without actually seeing you in person. These types of situations require a one on one clinical exam. See your dentist or an oral surgeon for an evaluation. Pain would indicate to me the possibility of an underlying infection. ...Read more

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I have a round white mass coming out of my upper labial frenulum, in my mouth. What is this? & why did it occur?

I have a round white mass coming out of my upper labial frenulum, in my mouth. What is this? & why did it occur?

Mass: There are a number of things that this could be. This needs to be seen in person to determine exactly what this mass is. The best thing for you to do is see a dentist for an evaluation. ...Read more

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I have two small holes on left side of penis frenulum, along with stinging pain when foreskin is pulled back behind the head. Is this bad?

See remark: Holes in frenulum just don't happen ??Have you had infection? you must be uncircumcised ,maybe the foreskin is tight ?? You can sit in a warm tub for 10-15 minutes,afterwards dry yourself,then gently retract foreskin,apply a dab of Neomycin ointment (obtain from local drug store). to tender are twice a day.Alternatively,see a urologist,or even any M,D. Best of luck ...Read more

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My penis head, where the frenulum is located has a weird lump sticking out. Also that my foreskin is staying halfway at the head of the skin.

See Urologist: Could be a problem, more so w/foreskin than lump, particularly if gets caught all the way retracted or cannot retract. While addressing one concern can ask about other. ...Read more

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Small, acne like white dot on the head of the penis next to the frenulum. Seems to be filled with puss but doesn't pop, no pain?

Normal! Leave...: They're normal finding in some men and exist with one or tow dots on both sides of frenulum. So, leave them alone and don't squeeze to induce secondary infection and inflammation. Further doubt? See urologist. Best wish ... Always. ...Read more

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Pain on my interior labial frenulum plus a little small white thing in the middle? Could it be a mouth ulcer?

Pain on my interior labial frenulum plus a little small white thing in the middle? Could it be a mouth ulcer?

Ulcer: Sight unseen it's hard to say. May be an aphthous ulcer. You could ask your Dentist to take a look an advise you. Alternatively you could wait 10 days for it to disappear. If it does not see an Oral Surgeon. ...Read more

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