14 Nov 2011

I received yet another message from a woman who received a botched genital piercing (a triangle). But this one was far worse than many of the others, as it has resulted in her loss of genital sensation:

Hello, my name is E. and I am from the U.K, I have so much respect for you and what you,ve accomplished, therefore I feel that I will get the best advice on this matter.

I had a triangle piercing and it has had disasterous consequences, due to the fact that the piercer pierced right through the clitoral shaft with no anaesthetic and I can no longer feel anything down there. I had this piercing checked by an outstanding female piercer, she trained the other piercer that i go to, and she confirmed that it had gone right through the shaft and that the piercer had got the placement completely wrong.

I have since got the wrong triangle taken out and had the piercing done by this female piercer. It is not a proper triangle due to the fact that it would of done a lot of damage to all the scar tissue, however its straight, its right away from the shaft and it looks beautiful so I am very happy with that. I am considering taking legal action against the male piercer who has mutilated my genitals, but what i want to know is would it be worth it, or is it a case of my word against his? Thank you, E. xx

My reply:

Hi E.,

I am from the US, but I live in Mexico; as such, I have no idea about the legal system in the UK. But you may want to talk to a solicitor/attorney and see what he or she has to say about it. If your sexual function has been aversely affected, I should think that you might have a valid case against the piercer.

My book might be able to be used to show the professional industry standard and explain the appropriate placement for the triangle piercing--and highlight the fact that it should NOT be placed through the clitoral shaft.

To order: go to the right-hand column on any page of my web site, locate the book cover, then select your shipping method from the drop-down menu. Click the "Buy Now" button, or email: [email protected], or call toll free: 888 888-1APP
[in the US]. Orders are being filled by the Association of Professional Piercers. I serve on the Board of Directors as President of the organization. A portion of the proceeds from the book goes to the organization, and you will received a signed copy of my book. We do ship internationally.

If there's anything else I can do to assist, please let me know. And please keep me posted about whether or not you will be pursuing a case against the piercer.




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