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When wearing a condom, can that prevent the frenulum tear?

When wearing a condom, can that prevent the frenulum tear?

Yes: I imagine that this would help to prevent trauma to the frenulum of the penis. If this does not work, then schedule a visit with a urologist. ...Read more

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What to do if penis frenulum tear. Or something?

What to do if penis frenulum tear. Or something?

It will heal alone: Just have no sex for a couple of weeks. If you have to, put on a condom. These tears will heal just like any bruise of minor injury. ...Read more

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How do I treat a penis frenulum tear?

How do I treat a penis frenulum tear?

Depends: Torn frenulum usually heals on its own. But might require frenulotomy or frenuloplasty if frenulum remains tight & liable to tear again with sex or masturbation. Very simple surgical procedure which can even be done in office after application of topical anesthetic cream injected local anesthetic. Or under general anesthesia. ...Read more

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How long does a frenulum tear take to heal, and how long should sexual intercourse be avoided?

How long does a frenulum tear take to heal, and how long should sexual intercourse be avoided?

14-20 days: Without further trauma, it should heal flully in 2-3 weeks.
The further trauma includes intercourse. ...Read more

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What if the frenulum under your tongue tears? What do I need to do?

What if the frenulum under your tongue tears? What do I need to do?

Torn frenulum: As long as the bleeding has stopped you probably don't need to do anything unless you can see an opening or hole in the tissue under the tongue. ...Read more

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What is commonly used to heal slight tear on my frenulum?

What is commonly used to heal slight tear on my frenulum?

Great blood supply: You did not say if it involved your tongue or penis. The good news is that both areas have fantastic blood supply and that means rapid healing. If the tongue, then no further treatment is needed. If the penis, you should minimize further trauma by avoiding those activities that may cause further injury such as sex or masturbation. This will heal very quickly if you avoid further injury. ...Read more

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I have cuts tears on my frenulum from sex when I was drunk, what does it mean? Help

5-6 drinks = a binge: For a male. No mouth dam + activity vigorous enough to tear your frenulum = time to test for sti's. You have to be tested for HIV now & in 6 months to know you're safe. You're an underage drinker, can't remember how you got hurt & are remorseful. See http://www. Addictionsandrecovery. Org/addiction-self-test. Htm. Seek help from a mental health professional. I'm not scolding; I want you to be safe. ...Read more

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I have 3 little cuts/tears on my frenulum from having sex when I was drunk! What does it mean? Quickly help I'm really scared?

I have 3 little cuts/tears on my frenulum from having sex when I was drunk! What does it mean? Quickly help I'm really scared?

Blackouts: If you do not remember getting the cuts, you may have drunk enough to black out. Consider attending a meeting of alcoholics anonymous, especially a women's meeting where you might talk and hear about other women's experience with sex and drinking. ...Read more

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New set of dentures rubbed a blister on my lower frenulum right on the center of it. Do I need an adjustment or is this normal wear and tear?

New set of dentures rubbed a blister on my lower frenulum right on the center of it. Do I need an adjustment or is this normal wear and tear?

You need adjustments: You need adjustments to open the flange of the denture to make room for the frenum to move freely and that actually increase suction and retention of the dentures.. ...Read more

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Tiny tear on penis "string" or frenulum, keeps recurring after erection. Fungal infection?

Tiny tear on penis "string" or frenulum, keeps recurring after erection. Fungal infection?

See urologist. ..: Normal healthy frenulum of glans penis & foreskin will not tear at erection /coitus except there is chronic inflammation with long redundant foreskin. So, see urologist so to decide what can be the underlying reason of possible correction. Meanwhile, keep the area as clean and dry as possible. ...Read more

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Is in normal for men to get cuts/tears on his frenulum (banjo string) on his penis from sexual intercourse when not being careful how hard you hav sex?

Is in normal for men to get cuts/tears on his frenulum (banjo string) on his penis from sexual intercourse when not being careful how hard you hav sex?

Not uncommon: Tight frenulum can be painful and make sex less then pleasant. Can easily be taken care of by a minor surgical "frenulotomy" by a urologist unless you have torn it down to the base in which case you have performed the minor operation yourself. Good luck. ...Read more

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I tore my frenulum. What should I do?

I tore my frenulum. What should I do?

Nothing: It may help you eat, talk and increase your tongue activity. Often times we cut it when it affects movement of the tongue. ...Read more

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Is there any way of lengthening my frenulum?

Is there any way of lengthening my frenulum?

Tongue or penis?: Frenuloplasty for penis. But are you asking about frenulum on penis or under the tongue? ...Read more

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How long would a frenulum take to heal and will it heal on its own?

How long would a frenulum take to heal and will it heal on its own?

Tongue or penis?: Either will heal on it's own. However not unusual for penile frenulum to tear in men with an uncircumcised penis. This is liable to tear again again ; again unless it is fixed by frenuloplasty by a urologist. ...Read more

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My Son had his frenulum clipped about a month ago @ about 4 weeks of age. I did not stretch the area for about 2 weeks. Is this a problem?

My Son had his frenulum clipped about a month ago @ about 4 weeks of age. I did not stretch the area for about 2 weeks. Is this a problem?

Usually not: It would be highly unlikely for the cut margins of the frenulum to reattach after the first day or two after being clipped if your infant has been able to continue to suckle, etc. ...Read more

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I noticed that I had a small hole on my frenulum when washing in the shower, I'm 18 and have never experienced this before. What should I do? Or is t

I noticed that I had a small hole on my frenulum when washing in the shower, I'm 18 and have never experienced this before. What should I do? Or is t

I presume you are: Talking about the frenulum of the prepuce of the penis (there is also a frenulum between you upper gum and lips in your mouth). Developing a little hole or tear is not especially uncommon...the main risk is infection especially in the uncircumcised. Cleansing is important. It can be painful for a few days...but nothing specific needs to be done. Good wishes:) ...Read more

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How painful is lingual frenulum cutting?

How painful is lingual frenulum cutting?

Numb: You should be numb during this procedure and feel no pain at all. Once the anesthetic wears off, plan on being sore anywhere from a few days to 1-2 weeks. Eveyone heals differently depending on your health and how the procedure is done. ...Read more

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I tore my peehole towards frenulum Help?

I tore my peehole towards frenulum Help?

Seek help: Direct pressure on a wound will help stop any bleeding. Small tears will usually heal by themselves, but larger injuries may need to be repaired - get an evaluation by your doctor. ...Read more

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What can I do for inflamed lingual frenulum?

What can I do for inflamed lingual frenulum?

Avoid area: Avoid abraiding area. You may want to consider a frenectomy to avoid future problems. ...Read more

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What can I eat with a torn lingual frenulum?

Frenulum: The question is how did this happen. Soft or liquid food until you are more comfortable increased to solid food as tolerated. ...Read more

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Could my frenulum grow back after frenectomy?

Could my frenulum grow back after frenectomy?

No: As dr sandler said, not if done properly. What happens, however, is you get scar tissue in the surgical site that can interfere with tooth movement. For that reason orthodontists will first close the space between the front teeth before having the general dentist, periodontist, or oral surgeon recontour the connective tissue that comprises the frenum. ...Read more

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Frenulum ripped, can it get gangrene, what to do?

Frenulum ripped, can it get gangrene, what to do?

Very unlikely: If you don't have any underlying condition that suppress you immune system. You can get other infections, however, so try to keep it clean and use antiseptic mouthwash for few days until it heals. ...Read more

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What are these spots on both sides of the frenulum?

Don't know?: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. ...Read more

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What can I do to prevent my frenulum from snapping?

What can I do to prevent my frenulum from snapping?

Please clarify: Frenulum on penis or frenulum in mouth. Please re-ask with clarification. Thanks ...Read more

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My superior labial frenulum is white. Is that normal?

My superior labial frenulum is white. Is that normal?

Not normal...: White skin on the labia should usually be biopsied to make sure it isn't something serious. Best wishes! ...Read more

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How to remove lumps of painless flesh on the frenulum?

How to remove lumps of painless flesh on the frenulum?

Frenulum: In your mouth or on your penis? If mouth - see your dentist. If penis - see your urologist. ...Read more

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Will getting my lingual frenulum cut help improve my singing?

Will getting my lingual frenulum cut help improve my singing?

It may: By having your lingual frenum cut, this will free up the tongue to make it more mobile. This should allow you to make sounds better, which should improve your singing. You will be able to make more sounds more naturally, which should improve the quality of your singing. ...Read more

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What can I do for pain if there is a small erosion there on the frenulum?

What can I do for pain if there is a small erosion there on the frenulum?

An erosion: Is a superficial break or breach of the epithelium or lining tissue of the mouth. This can be caused by minimal trauma from a sharp/rough tooth, food or implement in the mouth, burns, chemical injury, or canker sores/apthous stomatitis among other causes. An antiseptic or analgesic mouthwash could be tried, or topicals such as Orajel. Antibiotics may sometimes be needed. Good wishes:) ...Read more

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I have a short frenulum stopping me from retracting my foreskin when erect. Can this be remedied at home by gentle stretching?

I have a short frenulum stopping me from retracting my foreskin when erect. Can this be remedied at home by gentle stretching?

You can try but: Short frenulum may not be the cause, you may have phimosis foreskin will not retract, some times by progressive stretching possible, best option see your doctor to help you, may even need circumcision. ...Read more

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I recently have been circumsised and noticed thst the frenulum hasn't been removed. I wanted a full circumsion, should my dr have cut it? Can he still?

I recently have been circumsised and noticed thst the frenulum hasn't been removed. I wanted a full circumsion, should my dr have cut it? Can he still?

Probably but Why: Cutting the frenulum will greatly decrease sensitivity. While it is often done when an infant is circumsized, most try to avoid it. The frenulum has a tremendous number of nerve endings in it that greatly add to pleasure and sensation and you did have a "full circumcision" even if the frenulum was not cut. Still, ask your surgeon/doctor if you are not happy with what they did. ...Read more