Penile piercing has been a common practice among young men in many Western countries. Many men are undertaking the procedure for individualization and beautification motives. Sexologists also suggest that it enhances sexual pleasure to the female partners due to enhanced stimulation.
This piercing has been a traditional practice in South and East Asia for a long time. However, the practice has spread all over the world in recent decades.
Why or reasons
Motivated by the following factors:
Aesthetic reasons– where people do it for fun, or because they admire others who have undertaken the procedure.
Culture and lifestyle– This is common in South and East Asia where it is an integral part of their culture.
Pleasure and sensation– It is known to increase sensation during sexual intercourse for both men and women
Make sure that your piercer of choice a trained and a registered medical practitioner/beautician.
Ensure that the procedure is carried out in a clean environment.
Check if all the instruments used during the procedure are sterilized.
Ensure that the piercer observes overall personal hygiene before and during the procedure.
Healing after penile piercing
It may take a few days to a week for someone to fully recover after the procedure. However, the time taken to heal depends on the type undertaken. To facilitate fast and complete healing, patients are advised to observe the following aftercare precautions: