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Torn or injured frenulum

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Whilst having sex last week i felt a great pain and looked down and noticed my penis was bleeding.. a lot! After looking online i fear i have ripped/torn/broken my frenulum and it caused a lot of pain when pulling back my foreskin and masturbation is out of the question!

A few questions:
Is it possible this will heal on it's own?
Will i need a Frenuloplasty to get back to how it was before?
How long does the healing process usually take?

Thanks!


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replied February 3rd, 2009
Sexual Health - Men Answer A5658


It is hard to say whether or not the frenulum is damaged without seeing it. A damaged frenulum can heal on its own. However, there is a possibility that the damaged parts might attach in the wrong place, so the foreskin would become more difficult to pull back. The frenulum is not needed actually, and does not to be repaired. It is even recommended to leave it unattached if it was too short previously. The healing process might take up to 1 or 2 weeks as in any other wound. No masturbation and not having intercourse will speed the healing process.


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