Genital piercings are more popular than ever, with PA piercings topping the danh sách for men. What is a Prince Albert piercing? How does it work? We tell you everything you need to know in this blog post.

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Genital piercings have become increasingly popular among muốn men & women alike in recent years, with Prince Albert piercings (also known as a PA piercings) topping the list of most desirable male genital piercings. This piercing is popular aước ao men of all ages for aesthetic & sexual reasons alike, but is it the right male genital piercing for you?

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Men can also wear Prince Albert wands in their PA piercings, but this more advanced style of genital piercing jewelry is usually best suited lớn wear in healed PA piercings, because PA wands are more invasive than captive sầu rings, bent barbells & circular barbells. PA wands are not ikhuyễn mãi giảm giá Prince Albert piercing jewelry for everyday wear, lượt thích bent barbells and rings are, because they can pinch the skin in uncomfortable ways when you're active, especially when you're flaccid. Prince Albert wands can be fun khổng lồ wear during bedroom play, though.

A Prince Albert wand is comprised of a hollow tube placed down inkhổng lồ the urethra. It may have sầu a "leg" placed perpendicularly towards the front over of the wand that goes through the opening of the piercing on the underside of the penile shaft (as with the stainless steel PA w& with a doorknocker ring shown below and the blue Prince Albert wand shown above). There are also PA wands that have sầu two posts protruding from the bottom of the wvà for those with two holes in a row on the underside of their penile shafts. Some Prince Albert wands also have sầu one or more rings that encompass the penile shaft. Visit our Prince Albert Wands page khổng lồ see all of the many different styles available.

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The most painful moment in the Prince Albert piercing process is when the piercing needle punctures the urethra. This is not a piercing for the faint of heart, because you may experience a moment of intense, eye-watering pain when the needle pushes inlớn your urethra. It will pass quickly, though. Once your Prince Albert jewelry has been inserted, you may continue lớn experience a dull, throbbing discomfort for a period of time, but you shouldn't have sầu more than a moment of ađáng yêu, sharp pain. Using a topical anesthetic can make the puncturing of the urethra more bearable. To address residual discomfort and reduce inflammation in the days following getting a PA piercing, take a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory lượt thích IBProfen, if you can tolerate it. Do not take aspirin as a pain reliever, though, particularly during the first week or so; it can thin the blood & cause excessive sầu bleeding.

Your piercer will most likely encourage you lớn wear a bent barbell or a circular barbell as your starter jewelry. These styles of jewelry will make it slightly easier for you khổng lồ urinate, which can become a messy proposition once there's a piece of jewelry protruding from your urethra. (Some men have sầu khổng lồ urinate sitting down until they get used khổng lồ managing the spray caused by Prince Albert jewelry.) Bent barbells và circular barbells are also more comfortable to wear in a Prince Albert piercing regularly, during daily activities & sex alượt thích.

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Soak With Piercing Aftercare Spray – Fill a small glass with store-bought piercing aftercare spray/saline wash, và submerge your penis in the solution for 5 minutes. Do this first thing in the morning & again at night, or at whatever two times a day are most convenient based on your schedule. Alternatively, you can saturate cốt tông balls with piercing aftercare spray and apply them lớn your piercing one-at-a-time until you've sầu saturated your piercing with soothing sea salternative text solution for at least 5 minutes.

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Other Aspects of PA Piercing Aftercare

Keeping your new Prince Albert piercing clean should be your top priority during the first 4-6 weeks after getting pierced, but it's not the only thing you can bởi to lớn help your piercing heal well.
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Getting plenty of rest is also important, since our bodies heal best when we're sleeping. It's also critical to lớn eat nutritiously to bolster your immune system, as well as to lớn minimize your alcohol & nicotine intake during the healing process, since consuming alcohol & nicotine can slow down the healing process. Nicotine is particularly harmful, because it has a somewhat paralyzing systemic effect on the body's ability khổng lồ heal.

Another aspect of taking care of your body toàn thân while your Prince Albert piercing heals is avoiding sexual liên hệ for as long as possible–particularly during the first critical 4-6 weeks of the healing process. Engaging in intercourse or self-stimulation prematurely can jostle your jewelry và cause minor tears or worse, & tears in the skin are a breeding ground for bacteria. Even oral sex is a bad idea, since other people's saliva contains foreign bacteria that could trigger an infection khổng lồ develop.

When the time comes & you're ready lớn take your healed PA piercing for a kiểm tra drive in the bedroom, wear a condom lớn minimize movement of your jewelry & bloông chồng tương tác with your partner's bodily fluids.

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Doing so allows the fistula to reinforce & gives the toàn thân time khổng lồ heal any minor tears caused by the last stretch.

There are a few things you can vì to make stretching a Prince Albert piercing go more smoothly. First, never go up more than a single size at a time. In fact, stretching will be a smoother process if you increase the kích thước of your jewelry even more gradually using the tape method. Just purchase a roll of stretching tape, and add a single layer around your jewelry every week or two until you can comfortably insert jewelry in the next full kích cỡ up from what you've sầu been wearing. Alternatively, you can use a piercing taper lớn go up a single full kích thước at a time. If you get a threaded taper in the form size to lớn which you're stretching, you can screw your new jewelry onlớn one kết thúc, add a single drop of water-based lubricant to the over of the taper, & work it through your piercing slowly until you've sầu pulled the new jewelry all the way through your piercing. Then, unscrew the taper from the jewelry, và replace it with the opposing ball or other kết thúc. Sometimes you can even screw your new jewelry directly onkhổng lồ your old jewelry & use it to lớn push the old jewelry out, if the thread patterns are compatible. That can make it even easier to change jewelry than using a taper would, particularly for PA piercings since jewelry has lớn make an almost 90-degree turn after first being inserted inlớn the top or bottom piercing hole.

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It's also helpful lớn use emu oil regularly in the weeks leading up lớn a stretch. Emu oil enhances the skin's natural elasticity, which makes it more pliable & easier khổng lồ insert jewelry in a full kích cỡ up from what you've sầu been wearing. Just mas sa a small amount of emu oil into the skin around your piercing a couple times a day for a week or two before a stretch for maximum benefit.

Learn More About Prince Albert Piercings

We offer additional Prince Albert piercing resources ranging from Prince Albert pictures to lớn articles that discuss PA piercings in more detail to Prince Albert jewelry and beyond. Here are some of the PA piercing resources you may find most helpful if you're interested in learning more about Prince Albert piercings or looking to lớn buy new PA jewelry:

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