Frenulum Breve of the Penis Can Cause Bent Penis, Pain with Erections, Bleeding and Tears During Sex – Specialized Treatment in New York City

by Alex Shteynshlyuger MD

If you have any questions, to schedule a consultation, please contact us or call/text: 1-646-663-5545.

Dr. Alex Shteynshlyuger has performed hundreds of penile frenuloplasty procedures. He is one of the most experienced frenuloplasty specialists in the US.

 What is Frenulum Breve of the Penis?

Frenulum breve penisFrenulum breve means ‘short frenulum”. The frenulum is the piece of skin that connects the foreskin to the glans penis (head of the penis).  When the skin is too tight, men may experience pain during sex or with erections.  The frenulum may also tear and bleed during sex.  Typically, the area on the underneath of the penis just below the head is ‘tight’ and may rip during sex.

What is the Treatment for Short Frenulum of the Penis?

Treatment for frenulum breve involves a short office-based procedure, called frenuloplasty, performed under local anesthesia (you do not go to sleep).  The procedure takes less than 30 minutes. The success rate of penile frenuloplasty is >95%.

Frenulectomy is a similar procedure to frenuloplasty which involves cutting the frenulum.  Frenulectomy leaves the residual ‘frenular ears” or skin tags hanging resulting in less than satisfying cosmetic appearance. Frenuloplasty of the penis involves the removal of the frenulum breve.   At New York Urology Specialists we perform frenuloplasty of the penis for our patients to achieve optimal cosmetic appearance and function.

Penile frenuloplasty or frenulectomy is a minimally invasive procedure that can cure frenulum breve.  Circumcision can be performed along with penile frenulectomy if desired.

For patients without treatment, the problem often recurs with occasional pain and tears during sex.

Recovery after Frenuloplasty

When the procedure is performed at New York Urology Specialists, we use our experience to make your recovery smooth and uneventful.  Most men are able to return to work and regular activities the next day after the procedure. Most men have no or minimal pain and most do not require pain medications.

Men are advised not to engage in sex or masturbation for 3-4 weeks after the procedure. Men are advised not to go to the beach and no swimming is allowed during the first 2 weeks.   Stitches typically fall off on their own – baths after 1 week may help to dissolve the stitches. No biking is allowed for 2 weeks but men may go to the GYM and engage in activities that do not involve the penis/scrotum.

What Does Frenulum Breve Look Like?

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Where to Get Adult Penile Frenuloplasty in NYC?

At New York Urology Specialists, we offer same-day frenuloplasty and circumcision treatment for men

Call/text today: 1-646-663-5545 or make an appointment online.  

We perform cosmetic circumcision, circumcision revision, penile frenuloplasty and offer treatment for phimosis, balanitis, penile irritation, and redness. We treat sexual and erection problems and offer comprehensive STD testing for infections. We offer confidential appointments. Our prices are affordable with or without insurance. 

Read Real Stories of men who underwent Frenuloplasty at New York Urology Specialists.

Read RealStoriesTears and bleeding of the penile frenulum after sex

Read RealStories: Frenuloplasty revision in a previously circumcised man

Read RealStories: Circumcision for the treatment of recurrent balanitis and balanoposthitis in a 43-year-old man

Why Choose New York Urology Specialists for Frenuloplasty and Treatment of Penile Problems?

  • All treatment is performed by a board-certified urologist experienced in cosmetic circumcision, circumcision revision, and penile frenuloplasty. We treat men with phimosis, balanitis, BXO, penile skin bridges and other penile problems such as symptoms of pain, irritation, and cuts on the penis, foreskin problems, and genital warts.
  • We are one of the few practices in the region to offer a full range of options for the treatment of sexual and erection problems in men.
  • We offer diagnostic testing in our office which avoids hospital costs.
  • Extensive Experience: Thousands of men have treated successfully using medical therapy, surgery including circumcision, circumcision revision, penile frenuloplasty, ShangRing Circumcision, as well as complex penile surgery including penile plication for Peyronie’s disease, and penile implant surgery for ED.

What do Penile Problems Look Like?

You can find pictures of circumcision as well as before and after treatment images in our image gallery.

Scheduling Appointments for Frenuloplasty and Circumcision at New York Urology Specialists

If you have any questions, to schedule a consultation, please contact us or call/text: 1-646-663-5545.

We have excellent reviews from patients and their partners.  Information for out-of-state and international patients.

Circumcision and Frenuloplasty With Fast Recovery at New York Urology Specialists

Excellence-Urology_Care-banner2At New York Urology Specialists, our urologists are specially trained in the evaluation and treatment of sexual problems in men.  We understand the challenges that penile problems such as pain in the penis, cuts on the foreskin, irritation, and curvature create for our patients, their relationships and their self-esteem.  We help you find a treatment for penile problems including appearance concerns, foreskin problems, premature ejaculation, erectile dysfunction that fits your needs, your lifestyle and your preferences.

Urologists are doctors specializing in the treatment of men with sexual problems that include penis problems, scrotal problems, and erectile dysfunction. By the virtue of our experience and skill, we are able to offer an effective treatment option for nearly every man who desires an effective treatment for any problem that affects the penis.  We offer medical and surgical treatment for men’s sexual problems.

We Treat Some of the Most Complex Penis and Foreskin Problems Including:

Schedule an Appointment with Dr. Shteynshlyuger:

Call/text today: 1-646-663-5211 or make an appointment online

Dr. Alex Shteynshlyuger is a fellowship-trained board-certified urologist with expertise in the evaluation and treatment of sexual and erection problems in men using modern effective and proven treatment methods.  We offer circumcision, circumcision revision, penile frenuloplasty, penoscrotal web repair, testicular implants, inflatable penile implant, shockwave therapy for ED, and treatment for Peyronie’s disease.

He is highly recommended by top primary care physicians in the New York area. If you or someone you know has been experiencing urological symptoms, make an appointment to take advantage of Dr. Shteynshlyuger’s expert advice. Please feel free to contact us with any questions.

If you have any questions, to schedule a consultation please contact us or call/text: 1-646-663-5545.

We offer affordable, highest-quality urology care with or without insurance.   Find out our office hours or directions to our office. We offer weekday, weekend and evening office hours.

Information for out-of-state and international patients.


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