These are genital piercings with a special placement made in such a way that part of the piercing hole (or passage) goes through the urethra. This is what “transurethral” means: “through the urethra”.
While the name “transurethral” may sound unusual, it is important to know that some of the most popular genital piercings are, in fact, transurethral. For example, Prince Albert (PA) piercing, the most common genital piercing in the world, is transurethral piercing.
Advantages of Transurethral Piercings
While it may seem extreme to do a piercing through the urethra, there are actually some advantages to these piercings. It is therefore not surprising to learn that many genital piercings, particularly male genital piercings, are, in fact, transurethral piercings.
The three main advantages to transurethral piercings are:
- Performing a