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What should I do if I tore the frenulum during sex? It hurts

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What should I do if I tore the frenulum during sex? It hurts when I touch it and when I get an erection.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr Basu replied 1 year ago.

Hi there,
This is Dr Basu, experienced Internal Medicine Specialist.
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Complete tear will require sewing by a surgeon to put it back in place.

Partial tear may be managed conservatively.

Besides applying polysporin you will need to avoid any erection and sexual intercourse till healing is complete.

You will need to wrap the frenulum area with petrolatum jelly impregnated gauze piece every day.

Change after showers.

Petrolatum jelly will prevent any sticking of the gauze piece to the frenulum area.
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