Frenuloplasty is a procedure performed to remove the tightness and discomfort caused by a short frenulum of penis, a condition known as frenulum breve. This procedure helps relieve the pain associated with it.

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Can circumcision cure bleeding from my penis tip during sex?

Query: Hello doctor, My husband and I had intercourse on the 25th night and the tip of his penis started bleeding during this. It was the first time he inserted his penis inside. The bleeding stopped the next day but the pain persisted. Today, there is a slight pain but he is afraid if he pulls the foreski...  Read Full »

Dr. Raja Ramesh

Answer: Hello, Welcome to From what you say, it is likely that your husband is suffering from coitus related frenular tear. No ointment can cure or prevent recurrence of the same. A minor procedure like frenuloplasty is still associated with recurrence. Ideally, circumcision and six to eight ...  Read Full »

Irritation at the base of penis head after sex. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor,I am a 28 year old male. I got married before two years. For the past three to four months, I have a condition of irritation at the base of the head of penis head, tight foreskin and redness especially where the foreskin is connected to the head. It happens after intercourse and it takes a...  Read Full »

Dr. Vivekanandan Govindasamy

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I presume that your problems are due to a condition called frenulum breve, where the skinfold attaching prepuce to glans base is very short. The best treatment for this condition is a surgical correction called frenuloplasty. It is a daycare procedure and can be done und...  Read Full »

I am a 23-year-old male, and I find it difficult to retract or reposition the foreskin of my penis. Why?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 23-year-old male. It is difficult to retract the foreskin and restore it to its original position. What should I do? Kindly suggest.  Read Full »

Dr. Madhav Tiwari

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your concern. A tight frenulum with a tight foreskin can cause difficulty in retracting and restoring it to its original position. This often causes pain during erection and sex and can even tear and bleed. Unfortunately, there is nothing that you can do...  Read Full »

I had frenuloplasty, and I observed a white sticky layer formation on the frenulum three days later. Kindly help.

Query: Hello doctor, I had a frenuloplasty five days back, and everything went well every day until the third day when a white sticky layer started forming on the frenulum. Is it normal because it does not seem to wipe off like pus? Kindly help.  Read Full »

Dr. Samer Sameer Juma Ali Altawil

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Thank you for your query. I reviewed your query. The white slough of dead tissue will fall off in a couple of days. Sometimes it is stuck there and is difficult to remove, but it will come out on its own. You will need to clean it with gauze and normal saline to allow ...  Read Full »

Should I be worried about the constant bleeding from the cut in my glans?

Query: Hi doctor, About two weeks ago, I noticed a cut in the glans area of my penis, on the underside, just below the end of the meatus. It was bleeding a little bit, which I guess was brought upon by the starting of intercourse. Upon looking closely, I also noticed some white deposits on the glans felt l...  Read Full »

Dr. Radhakrishnan Nair Bhaskaran

Answer: Hi, Welcome to You must be having frenulum breve (short frenulum) and that must be torn whenever you have intercourse. There is a small artery (blood vessel) in it and that can cause bleeding. You can apply antibiotic ointments and should avoid intercourse till it is rectified. After r...  Read Full »

Why is it difficult to pull my foreskin back when I am erect after a frenuloplasty?

Query: Hello doctor, I had a frenulum tear due to excess sexual intercourse, and I underwent frenuloplasty to correct my foreskin. On the first two days after the surgery, my foreskin was clear and comfortable. But after two days, it became tight and difficult to retract. I am unable to get an erection....  Read Full »

Dr. Samer Sameer Juma Ali Altawil

Answer: Hi,Welcome to for consulting us.The foreskin is hard to retract due to expansion during erection. The reason for frenuloplasty could have been phimosis (narrowing of the foreskin). It would help if you keep the area dry and clean. It is recommended to clean the area with saline an...  Read Full »

Is there any other method to remove penile skin bridge apart from surgery?

Query: Hello doctor, I noticed that I have a penile skin bridge. I thought it was normal at first. But after searching on the internet I found that at the age of 24 it can only be removed by surgery. Is there any other method apart from surgery to remove the penile skin bridge? Please help.  Read Full »

Dr. Ankush Jairath

Answer: Hello, Welcome to If you are talking of phimosis (inability to retract the foreskin fully over your glans penis) then yes, it can be removed only by surgery. But do you actually have phimosis is the real question. Try to retract the skin and the point where it is not possible then cli...  Read Full »

There is increased sensitivity and pain during erection and sex. Why?

Query: Hi doctor, I have been having increased sensitivity and pain (6/10) at the head of my penis during an erection and sexual intercourse. No pain or discharge during urination. I am 48 years old. Medicines include Metformin HCl 500 mg, Atorvastatin 10 mg, Benazepril 10 mg.  Read Full »

Dr. Saurabh Subhash Pandya

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Pain at the tip during erection can be due to: 1. Tight frenulum: this is skin fold at the tip on the lower side of the foreskin. This needs a frenuloplasty. 2. Partial phimosis: this prevents retraction of the foreskin during intercourse and may cause pain, especiall...  Read Full »

My foreskin is swollen after a frenuloplasty. Is it paraphimosis?

Query: Hello doctor, I had a frenuloplasty yesterday and the doctor told me that I had to put back my foreskin 24 hours after the operation, but it is impossible for me to do it. My foreskin is big and swollen and the stitches seem to hold it retracted. Is this normal? Or is it paraphimosis?  Read Full »

Dr. Praveen Pushkar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Is your foreskin swollen after the operation or was it swollen before? Was your foreskin tight before surgery or easily retractable? Can you upload a picture of it? Generally, after frenuloplasty, there might be a bit of swelling around the frenulum area. And if it p...  Read Full »

What can be done for cut on foreskin during intercourse?

Query: Hello doctor,I have developed a small cut on my foreskin during an intercourse with my wife. Did not realise it initially but was feeling uncomfortable while passing urine. I washed it and left it unattended for a few days and abstained from having intercourse for some time. It had reduced. I did ma...  Read Full »

Dr. Saurabh Subhash Pandya

Answer: Hi, Welcome to This appears to be a tear in or near the frenulum. This may continue to recur as healing will cause scarring and further contraction, while sexual activity will stretch and tear it again. You should see a surgeon or urologist if this does not heal. A minor surgery calle...  Read Full »

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