Body piercing, a form of body modification, is the practice of puncturing or cutting a part of the human body, creating an opening in which jewelry may be worn or where an implant could be inserted. Genital piercing-- among men and women -- is a form of body adornmentit is similar to other, more visible types of body piercingsa needle is used to make a hole, and a piece of jewelry is.
Whether through piercings or tattoos, for aesthetics, religious reasons, or self-expression, the practice of body modification is a well known art 1 one not as familiar or easily observed body modification type is genital piercings. Patients with piercings who undergo surgery may have additional risks for infection, electrical burns, trauma, or airway obstruction the published research literature on piercing prevalence, complications, regulations, education, and nursing care is outdated. Body piercing is increasing in popularity around the world in this review, i describe the history, origins, and peculiarities of various forms of body piercing, and procedures involved, variations in healing time, legal aspects and regulations, and complications and side-effects.
While genital piercing is not a new practice, information about the safety and complications did not reach the healthcare literature until the mid-1990s [3. Genital warts are a complication of hpv infection that's common and treatable they can disappear over time, but treatment is essential in preventing their return and possible complications. Genital piercing is a form of body piercing that involves piercing a part of the genitalia, thus creating a suitable place for wearing different types of jewellery nevertheless, the term may also be used pars pro toto to indicate all body piercings in the area of anus , perineum , genitals and mons pubis , including piercings such as anal. Both men and women are now piercing their noses, tongues, ears, eyebrows, nipples, navels and their genitals unfortunately, various medical complications can arise from body piercings, including serious infections that require surgery, contact dermatitis and rashes caused by metal allergies or the piercing technique. With the increase in the number of piercings and tattoos, it is likely that health care providers may see an increase in the complications resulting from these piercings these may include the transmission of hepatitis viruses and bacteria at the time of the piercing or in the course of wound care.
Women with genital piercings can develop bleeding, infections, allergic reactions, keloids, and scarring 90 it is advisable that sexually active people with genital piercings be counseled that jewelry may compromise the use of barrier contraceptive methods. Complications of body piercing include local and systemic infections, poor cosmesis, and foreign body rejection swelling and tooth fracture are common problems after tongue piercing minor infections, allergic contact dermatitis, keloid formation, and traumatic tearing may occur after piercing of the earlobe.
With any piercing, there is the danger of this type of infection, including the hepatitis b or c viruses and tetanus these types of infections are commonly caused by contaminated piercing equipment these types of infections are commonly caused by contaminated piercing equipment. Additionally, healthcare practitioners should also be able to elicit an appropriate sexual history, provide counseling and competently manage complications and side effects of genital piercings[2. Infections are possible with female genital piercings if poor aftercare is executed during healing, if intercourse or oral sex is unprotected or if you allow a non-professional to perform the genital piercing.
Lip piercing complications: staph infections, allergic reactions and complications similar to that of ear piercings are a possibility for lip piercings oral and dental complications, which include tooth fractures and bleeding gums , are a possibility with this particular type of piercing. While certain types of genital piercings are prone to bleeding, their advantage is that the increased blood flow makes the tissue heal faster while a vch or a prince albert can heal in four to six weeks, a pierced navel can take up to 12 months.
There are a range of childbirth complications that can be associated with fgm, particularly with type 3 fgm (infibulation) the extent of the complications varies depending on factors such as the type of fgm, parity, and the nature of the scar tissue. Complications secondary to body piercings may be prevented by thorough informed consent and pre-operative removal of body jewelry knowledge of the techniques used for safe jewelry. Genital piercings: there are several types of genital piercings available for males, potential locations for genital piercings include the scrotum, perineum, and the glans and shaft of the penis females can be pierced on the clitoral hood, labia, mons pubis, or perineum 8 genital piercings are among the most painful of all body piercings many genital piercings heal within four to six weeks, but some can take months to heal.