Hood Splitting

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The splitting of the clitoral hood. This is often performed on women who want increased sensitivity, especially if they have a long hood which covers the clitoris and makes direct stimulation difficult.

Hood splits are often done by clamping the tissue until it becomes paper thin, and then cutting with a scalpel or surgical scissors. Sutures are not needed, though occasionally one is used at the top of the split.


Hood Split, healing
Hood Split, fresh
Hood split, fully healed, with regrowth

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