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Clitoral Hood pierce: "vch" stands for "vertical clitoral hood." piercing these structures is a form of female genital mutilation, and there is no guarantee that the jewelry placement will actually rest on the clitoris, increase stimulation, or enhance sexual satisfaction. Anatomy is highly variable. Piercing also results in a wound -- and oral or other sex during the time needed for healing exposes you to std's. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I went to have a vch piercing done and was told I have a "sealed hood" what does that mean and is it something I should talk to my ob abounds?
Yes: It sounds as if you have a hooded clitoris. Your obgyn can help. ...Read more
My input is a little: different from that which you have received from the other doctors. Sometimes straight Hydrogen Peroxide can cause tissue damage if used to clean new piercings. New piercings are usually cleaned twice a day. Do not twist jewelry / post. Saturate gauze w saline solution (pinch of sea salt in warm water), place on piercing & allow it to gently drip into the piercing. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
YES ! YES! YES!!!: Common infections related to piercings include staphylococcus aureus, group a streptococcus & pseudomonas. In some situations nipple piercings have led to chronic nipple infection requiring surgical intervention. Ear piercings have led to chondritis with collapse of the external ear. Naval and nasal piercings often lead to infection. ...Read more
Piercing Pain: Each person has a different tolerance level for pain. The pain caused by a piercing depends on body location. Ear lobe piercings are usually tolerable. Piercings through cartilage hurt more. The tongue can be quite painful. Nipple ; genital piercings have been described as very painful. The pain from doing the piercing is brief. ...Read more