Genital piercings can be performed on both men and women and there is a huge range of piercing placements that you can get. Everyone's anatomy is different and genital piercings are very dependent on individual anatomy. Many people will find that they are unable to get certain genital piercings, although an experienced piercing will be able to help you find the best genital piercing for your anatomy and preferences.
Most genital piercings heal well and relatively rapidly, thanks to the plentiful blood supply to this area. Genital piercings should be kept clean, dry and cool and we recommend abstaining from sexual activity until your piercing is completely healed. As long as these conditions are met, most genital piercings require simple cleaning with saline solution. Whichever genital piercing you get it is important to watch out for signs of infection and treat any infections straight away. Infected genital piercings can lead to cystitis or other more serious infections, so consult a body piercer or doctor as soon as possible.
Some genital piercings are designed to increase pleasure while others are simply aesthetic. It is important to consider how your genital piercing will be affected by your lifestyle before getting it. Individual preferences vary so we recommend discussing this with an experienced body piercer. A genital piercing may make you more susceptible to sexually transmitted diseases, especially during unprotected sex. For this reason it is very important to abstain until the piercing is fully healed and to use adequate protection even after healing is over.
There are many different types of female genital piercings but only a small number of placements are commonly practised. Female anatomy varies greatly between individuals so some women will not be able to get certain female genital piercings but be perfectly suited for others. The most popular female genital piercing is the clitoral hood piercing, which is sometimes incorrectly referred to as a "clit piercing".
Thanks to the plentiful blood supply to the area, most female genital piercings heal well and quickly. It is however very important to monitor your female genital piercing for signs of infection as an infection in this area can easily spread or become more serious. The key to a healthy female genital piercing is the correct placement and jewellery as well as keeping the piercing cool, clean and dry.
There are many different male genital piercings that you can get, including the most popular - the Prince Albert. All male genital piercings are dependent on your anatomy and there may be some piercings that you are simply not suited to. That said, most male genital piercings heal relatively easily due to the plentiful blood supply to that area.
Only experienced body piercer should perform genital piercing and some placements require a lot of skill, so always find and experienced piercer to perform your male genital piercing. Genital piercings should be monitored for signs of infection as an infection in this area can easily spread or become more serious. The key to a healthy male genital piercing is the correct placement and jewellery as well as keeping the piercing cool, clean and dry. We also recommend that you measure the location of your desired piercing when erect and flaccid in order to ensure that your jewellery is the correct size.