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Frenulum Breve After Surgery
Should I get frenulum breve surgery or should I get circumcised I'm 24 I always thought everything was normal but my foreskin doesn't retract fully.
21 yr old male I am afraid I have Frenulum breve. The penis head bends backwards when erect. Is there a treatment without surgery?
Yes you can: But could be painful and frenulum could get torn. Consider having frenulum divided. This can be done painlessly in a urologist's office. $% Lidocaine cream can be applied to numb area, 30 minutes later small amount of Lidocaine plain can be injected painlessly under skin just below frenulum which is the clamped & divided. This frees up penile glans & is sutured vertically with absorbable catgut. ...Read more
I think I have Frenulum breve where when almost fully errect im able to pull my foreskin back jus over my glands but I feel a stretch in my Frenulum.
Frenulum breve?: Please see a urologist for proper diagnosis and treatment if needed. It MAY be what you think or something else. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Unlikely: Depending on the severity of frenulum breve it may or may not affect intercourse. Easy solution will be, if you are worried, please get frenuloplasty ...Read more
I got circumcised 8 weeks ago due to frenulum breve, but my frenulum is still attached to my head and I have noticed that whenever I have an erection, my frenulum is pulling my head slightly down. Will this stretch overtime?
Yes: It should stretch overtimeGet a more detailed answer ›
Hi, does frenulum breve or frenulum attached with foreskine of penis creates any problem during sex generaly? Is circumsion is the solution?
Use and see...: Your concern on the fate of frenulum for life reality could be reasonably managed by consulting a urologist with a high level of common sense and wisdom beyond knowledge and skill who will be abler to deliver what you need - not what you like. In life reality, just use your penis and see what might bother you. If not, leave it alone; if yes, seek evaluation/counseling. Circumcision could be needed ...Read more
URGENT! Are you awake during an upper labial frenulum surgery. I'm scared ill be awake during surgery and would rather be asleep. Nervous. HELP?!
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... than getting numbed up to fill a dental cavity. Doubt any older child or any adult would be asleep for something like that. One can ask the doctor doing the procedure for the details. ...Read more
Indication 4 surgery: Pouch creation and successful performance in ulcerative colitis patients truly shows the "art" of medical/surgical care. If you have been told by your surgical team that you are not ready, or not a candidate for a pouch, then okay to ask more questions of that team. It is better to stay with an ileostomy than proceed too fast to a pouch. Many factors can derail your ultimate success. ...Read more
Pars defect l5. 20 y female. Conservative measures and injections don't help much. Is surgery an option! If so what kind will help with this.
Depends: What were you considering getting done?Get a more detailed answer ›
6yrsVicodin 4qday sciatica fromback surgery. Trying to figure out Y my anxiety keeps getting worse/daily. NEVER taken more than4qday! Can this b cause?
See below: Current stressors like your surgery, impaired sleep due to pain, possible reduced workload or other changes in your life can bring on anxiety. You may also have had a preexisting anxiety condition that has broken through with tolerance to the opioid med. You may try other tx like cognitive behavioral therapy, exercise, stretch or manual tx: chiropractic care. Check w/ your Dr. About the symptoms. ...Read more
Too old to see?: Age does not determine the necessity for eye surgery but does impact the outcome. Always balance potential benefit of proposed surgery and risks with age being only one of those factors. Frank discussion with doctor and family should help find common ground. ...Read more
Effect of age on Sur: Yes, in many cases age plays an important part in the need or desirability of surgery as well as the outcome of any surgery. For instance, a positive diagnosis of prostate cancer requires serious consideration of surgery in a man of 40 years, but such surgery is not required if the same diagnosis is made in a man of 85 years. Advanced age also significantly increases the risk of surgery. ...Read more
Very safe: The advent of tumescent (meaning swollen or engorged) markedly increased the safety of traditional liposuction by diminshing the blood loss and increasing the amount of local anesthetic that could be delivered at one operative session. Although any surgical procedure carries risk, tumescent technique has improved the results when performed by an experienced surgeon. ...Read more
What about it?: Surgical weight loss is the single most effect tool in producing substantial weight loss long term. It should be consider in those individuals who have repeatedly failed conventional methods or those who have developed underlying medical conditions such as diabetes or hypertension. Certain criteria should be met for insurance to cover such as a bmi > 40. Refer to website for more details. ...Read more
Depends: So depends on wear tear is. Is it just a laceration or cut on the hand or skin? If it is superficial or small then it does not require any stitches/sutures. If deeper it may benefit from some stitches. But usually not surgery. This can be assessed in a local urgent care or emergency room or even by your doctor. At this point, keep it clean with antibiotic ointment and occlusive dressing/bandaid. ...Read more
Depends: Depends on the specialty and who you ask. In the general surgery field, liver, esophageal, and pancreas surgery have the highest mortality. The patients condition has a huge role to play, however. For example, a strangulated inguinal (groin) hernia in a patient that is on steroids and home oxygen is a very dangerous operation, as opposed to the same opertaion on a healthy person. ...Read more
No: If the umbilical hernia is small enough then it can be repaired without the placement of mesh in the right low risk patient. However, mess is used more often because the hernias are usually larger and in the right cases the use of mesh reduces the risk of recurrence. Best is to discuss your particular case with your general or plastic surgeon. ...Read more
Spur is not problem.: Spur is merely a sign that there is excessive tension at the attechment of plantar fascia. The tension and inflammation caused by this process is the source of the pain. Therefore treatment should be directed at eliminating and preventing this problem. Treatments such as ice/heat/massage, stretching, more supportive shoes, injections and orthotics are often helpful. Surgery is usully last resort. ...Read more
Analyse risk/benefit: The answer to your question begins with the risk of no surgery, staying the way you are. There is not much risk the way you are/without surgery. The surgery to lengthen limbs is a major surgery and carries risks. The bones are cut and outside fixators are applied to lengthen the bone over several months. In some congenital defects, dwarfism, this procedure is used to prevent joint damage. ...Read more