Helpful guidelines

How long will VCH piercing be sore?

How long will VCH piercing be sore?

Most piercings initial healing time ranges from 3 – 4 months depending on what you have pierced and how well you take care of the piercing. Expect new piercings to be sore or slightly tender for about a month – if there isn’t a marked improvement after that time; contact your piercer for evaluation and advice.

Can a VCH piercing cause nerve damage?

Vertical clitoral hood (VCH) The VCH pierces vertically through a thin section of the clitoral hood’s peak rather than the actual clit, which eliminates any risk of nerve damage. Using a curved barbell, you can achieve a look that’s pretty similar to an Isabella without the risk.

How long should a VCH barbell be?

Bent Barbells for VCH Piercings On average, though, 14g (1.6mm) and 12g (2.0mm) are the sizes most frequently used for VCH piercings. A very petite woman may need a finer-gauge barbell, or she may just need a shorter 14g or 12g barbell.

How do I know if my VCH piercing is infected?

Signs of infection Swelling and redness that increases around the wound. A severe burning and throbbing sensation round the site. Increased tenderness and increasingly painful to touch. An unusual discharge (yellow or green) with an offensive smell.

Can you use a belly ring for a VCH piercing?

Many navel bars have sharp edges that won’t be safe or comfortable in a VCH. Also, there’s a LOT of junk out there that should not be worn in a navel, and most definitely not next to your clitoris!

What gauge is a VCH pierced with?

Gauge and Sizing

Nipple 14g to 10g Standard Barbell
Horizon Clitoral Hood 14g to 12g Captive Bead Ring
Vertical Clitoral Hood 14g to 12g Curved Barbell
Labia 12g to 10g Captive Bead Ring

How do you soak VCH?

Soak the piercing for a few minutes by submerging the area of skin containing the piercing in a clean container, such as a bowl containing a warm water solution (1/4 level teaspoon of preferably sea salt to an egg cup/shot glass of warm water).

What size needle is used for VCH?

VCH & HCH Piercings: Since every woman’s anatomy is unique, VCH and HCH piercing sizes vary. Usually fine-gauge needles are used for these delicate female genital piercings (e.g. 20g or 18g captive rings for horizontal clitoral hood piercings or 18g curved barbells for vertical clitoral hood piercings).

Should I pierce with a bigger needle?

Ideally, you want piercing needles that are a size larger than the actual jewelry. Makes insertion a lot easier. Do you find this helpful? Insertion would be easiest with 18g or smaller but not too difficult for a larger ring.

Are VCH piercings bad for You?

After all, a poorly pierced VCH can lead to desensitization or hinder arousal, which is the opposite effect that you’re looking for. Beyond the risks associated with poorly placed piercings, you need to make sure that your clitoral hood can accommodate such a piercing, and you should take your sensitivities into consideration.

Do conch piercings hurt?

Conch The Conch piercing is one of the more painful ear piercings because it is places directly through the shell of the ear. The cartilage is slightly thicker here and there is very little flesh so customers report that there is more pressure and pain during the piercing but it is still very quick.

How long does it take for a VCH piercing to heal?

What’s the healing time like? No two hoods are exactly alike, but VCH piercings generally heal completely within 4 to 8 weeks. Healing time depends on how much tissue you have, the shape of your clit and hood, and how diligent you are with your aftercare. What kind of aftercare is involved?

Does it hurt to have your hood pierced?

According to those who have followed through with piercing their hoods, a distinct sharp pain will definitely occur as they slip the needle through the tissue – ouch. However, the intense pain will subside as soon as they swap in the jewelry, leaving you feeling a bit sore and uncomfortable now that you have a piece of metal near your clit. 4.