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If You Find A “Bleach” Patch On Your Underwear, You’d Better Know What It Means

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If You Find A “Bleach” Patch On Your Underwear, You’d Better Know What It Means

There are countless reasons why the internet, with its vast amount of knowledge available, is a very helpful tool.

Even if there seems to be no end to the benefits it offers us on a daily basis, its ability to be a never-ending source of shared knowledge may be what makes it the greatest invention of the last few centuries.

If you know where to seek, you can find information on any issue and can always get the solution you’re looking for. With a few mouse clicks and keystrokes on a computer, mysteries that would have stayed unsolved for decades can suddenly be resolved.

In the same way that life-hacks and useful advice have become common knowledge over time after once being the domain of the elite, many old myths have been disproved online.

For instance, have you ever pondered why your underwear sometimes appears to have bleach stains on it? If so, you’re not alone, it seems, as ladies looking for solutions have asked the same question online.

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And they discovered answers. It turns out that, contrary to what some have believed, those coloring patches have nothing to do with your computer.

Now, according to reports, the vagina’s natural pH levels are what really produce these “bleach” spots.

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Let us emphasize once more that there is no reason for concern regarding this before moving forward. Instead, it’s a good indicator if you find the previously stated spots on your underpants. As is common knowledge, a liquid or substance’s pH level indicates how acidic or alkaline it is. However, one useful tweet states:

“Now that everyone is aware, it’s completely normal to discover lighter patches in a woman’s underwear or knickers due to the acidic nature of the vagina, with a pH range of 3.8-4.5. So, I suppose it’s time to abandon the notion of it being a result of poor hygiene. In fact, a healthy vagina is one that can bleach the fabric.

According to Dr. Vanessa MacKay of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, the vagina has a natural secretory system that allows it to clean itself. It is protected by the good bacteria that it contains.

According to the National Institutes of Health, the pH of the vagina typically fluctuates from 3.8 to 5.0, which means that it is rather acidic compared to the normally neutral pH level of 7.

Dr. MacKay continues, “Disturbing the natural balance can lead to infections, but it’s perfectly normal and healthy for women to have clear or white discharge from their vagina.”

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