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I tore my meatus about 1/4 . When can I expect this to heal ?

I tore my meatus about 1/4 (it s about 1/2 now). When can I expect this to heal ? I ve been to a few doctors and they all said not to worry, but they all gave me wildly inconsistent information about it. One said it would take 1 week to heal (it s been about 3) one said 3 or 4 months, one said never. It rubs on things quite easily and that hurts because it sort of opens more easily than it used to being longer than it was. One guy did say if it didn t heal they could do stiches - but then it might close up entirely ? You can understand my worry, it might heal - it might never heal, or it might clsoe up completely ? And all different time frames ? It s crazy quite scary. Really, I d just like to know it ll heal even if it takes like a year. It just seems like an injury in a bad spot and it makes sense it would take a while to me. If I take a tylenol the ache goes away for a bit so I don t feel any unusual pain. Sometimes, I feel like a tightness, or dull throb and I d like to think it s healing .
Asked On : Mon, 2 May 2011
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Thanks. I'm afriad I forgot to mention is that it has been several weeks. I've seen some very small improvement, but that's about it. The meatus is about 3/16's bigger than it was.
Answered: Fri, 6 May 2011
General & Family Physician Dr. Ramesh M.Vachharajani's  Response
I can understand your problem and feeling lots of trouble.
What you require is go for one proper antibiotc and anti inflammatory course,clean the part regularly and do the dressing daily.
Within a week time you will be alright.
Answered: Mon, 2 May 2011
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