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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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 »

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 G

Andrologist, Urologist

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 unde...  Read Full »

Will accidental hit in penis result in scar and Peyronie's disease?

Query: Hello doctor, I had a minor injury four weeks ago when my partner while on the bed accidentally hit my erected penis on the left side next to the frenulum under the head. I had some minor pains here and there but I stopped all sexual activities. I did notice a very sharp pain today after an erectio...  Read Full »

Dr. Praveen Pushkar

Urologist, Andrologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have seen the pictures. (attachment removed to protect patient identity). If the trauma was at the level of frenulum then you can go for frenuloplasty so that frenulum will be freed from glans and there should not be any problem further. Peyronie's disease gener...  Read Full »

I had frenuloplasty and it hurts during erection. Will it be rectified?

Query: Hello doctor,I am 28 years and 6'1" tall with weight 85 kg. I had frenuloplasty a few days back and feeling normal about it. Sometimes I get erections, and it hurts a lot as the stitches may be the reason. I want to admit that I had a premature ejaculation issue as well before the surgery. Was it be...  Read Full »

Dr. Raveendran Sr

Sexologist, Diabetologist, Andrologist, General Practitioner

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I can understand your concern about your symptoms. Yes, for a few weeks you will be having pain. The premature ejaculation could be because of the short frenulum, now after the procedure we will know it for sure. If your premature ejaculation persists, we can think o...  Read Full »

Foreskin Is Swollen Like A Balloon After Frenuloplasty. Is This Normal?

Query: Hi doctor,Yesterday I had to have a frenuloplasty. I had to have a general anaesthetic. I woke up and never got any advice off the urologist because I never saw him after the procedure. The nurse who discharged me told me to take off the dressing in the morning and wash the wound and the foreskin tw...  Read Full »

Dr. Devendra


Answer: Hello, Welcome to You have very likely developed a paraphimosis. It would be more clear if you share a picture of the penis. You are supposed to keep the skin in front of glans. If it is painful to roll the skin over the glans, I suggest using Lignocaine gel and pull it front. After t...  Read Full »

Is circumcision necessary for penis tip bleeding 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 foresk...  Read Full »

Dr. Raja Ramesh

Andrologist, Urologist

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 6 to 8 weeks ...  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 S 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 »

I had a frenuloplasty of the penis, the stitches have come apart. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor, I had a frenuloplasty of the penis ten days back. It all seemed fine at first, and I had very little pain. I have to say the actual incision and stitches were a lot larger than what I was previously led to believe. I have been washing gently with salt water and rinsing twice daily. I too...  Read Full »

Dr. Raja Ramesh

Andrologist, Urologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I saw the photos (attachment removed to protect patient identity). You are correct, a few stitches have come apart. Your doctor is also right, this wound looks healthy. You may continue with your daily care till it heals completely. At this point in time, the only best th...  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

Urologist, Andrologist

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 S 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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