It won't be an exaggeration to say that modern medicine has no boundaries. Different types of genital alteration are already belonging to well-known surgical and non-surgical procedures performed in almost every country of the world.
Speaking about types of genital alteration it's necessary to admit there are three groups of such modifications: removal or addition of tissue and alteration of tissue. Any of the mentioned procedures can be performed in both men and women. For example, one of the most well-known alteration procedures is circumcision removal of the foreskin from the male's penis. At the same time circumcision can also be undergone by women.
But the article will pay attention to such common types of genital alteration as genital bisection, episiotomy, meatotomy and subincision.
So, speaking about one of the common types of genital alteration genital bisection it's worthy admitting that this procedure in males means the splitting of the penis often the scrotum as well. This alteration still allows men for erection. However the insertion can become more difficult because often two halves curve into each other. Genital bisection is considered to be the extension of subincision and even meatotomy. According to the genital bisection the urethra is being exposed and therefore the great pleasure can be derived due to significant nerves abundance.
Another type of genital alteration is episiotomy a surgical incision performed with the purpose of enlarging the female vagina and assist childbirth. The mentioned incision can be either in the midline or at certain angle from the vulva's posterior end. The procedure of episiotomy is performed under the local anesthesia and is sutured closed after delivery. It goes without saying that episiotomy is known to be one of the most common types of genital alteration widely used in medical practice all over the world. In several countries this procedure has been accepted for many years.
Meatotomy is another genital alteration type which is considered to be a form of penile modification. It means that glans underside is split. The purpose of the procedure is to alleviate the urethral structure or improve penile appearance and sexual pleasure. As a matter of fact some penises have natural split underside of glans. It can be a result of hypospadias. Some men have nerves abundance in the penis that's why a greater penis sensation may be achieved with the certain exposure and access of the urethra.
Another form of genital alteration is subincision which consists of urethrotomy. The procedure means that the penis underside is incised and therefore the urethra slit becomes open lengthwise from the meatus (urethral opening) to the base. Various lengths of the mentioned slit can be possible. Subincision is a surgical procedure performed all around the world. The greatest spread it has in Australia, Africa, South America and Melanesian and Polynesian countries of the Pacific. Subincision is often undergone there as an age ritual.
Thus, besides the mentioned ones there are lots of other types of genital alteration which have religious, aesthetic or medical purposes.