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Why do i have an odour but my panty shield and underwear dont have the odour on it?

Why do i have an odour but my panty shield and underwear dont have the odour on it?

Vaginal odor?: panty shields are a choice, but aren't necessary. While there is a "smell" to a vagina, this is nothing to be ashamed of or try to cover up. It's normal. Sometimes a panty shield is not "breathable", and may contribute to vaginal odor or overgrowth of bacteria or yeast. Ur panties likely don't smell Bc of the shield. Try cotton panties and no shield, and see your ob to be checked for infection. ...Read more

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Is it safe to wear polyester underwear?

Is it safe to wear polyester underwear?

Probably yes: Recommended is cotton, polyester helps retain moisture which can in time cause skin fungal infections. ...Read more

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What kind of underwear do most teens wear?

What kind of underwear do most teens wear?

None in particular: They wear all kinds. Boxers seem popular, briefs seem popular. Some wear none at all. Wear what you like and make you comfortable and make you feel right about yourself. ...Read more

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Is there special underwear for diabetic men?

Is there special underwear for diabetic men?

UW: Not sure about your question. If this is in regards to urinary incontinence, then "depends" are fairly popular. ...Read more

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Is the white stuff in my underwear discharge?

Is the white stuff in my underwear discharge?

WHITE STUFF: If it doesn't itch, burn or smell, you are ok. ...Read more

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What does a little blood on underwear indicate?

What does a little blood on underwear indicate?

Can be many things: Blood in the underwear can be due to many issues, potentially from the urinary tract or from the rectum. See your doctor for further evaluation. ...Read more

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Is it normal for discharge to soak an underwear?

Sort of : It's not extremely common but it's not abnormal. It depends on what part of your cycle you're in and other factors, e.g. Sexual arousal. ...Read more

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Can you get brown stains on underwear when you ovulate?

Can you get brown stains on underwear when you ovulate?

Yes: Ovulatory spotting is quite common and is not dangerous. I would keep a diary to ensure that it only occurs right at ovulation. There are many other causes of midcycle spotiing and i would see your gynecologist to be sure it is not something serious. ...Read more

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If you wore someone's clean underwear can you get herpes?

If you wore someone's clean underwear can you get herpes?

Herpes transmission: requires contact with the lesions of an active outbreak. Contracting herpes in the scenario you suggest is highly unlikely. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Is it okay to wear seamless underwear or is cotton better?

Cotton is best: Non-cotton thong panties are the worst. Both statements refer to risk for developing a urinary tract infection. ...Read more

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Is it okay to work out/exercise/run without wearing underwear?

Is it okay to work out/exercise/run without wearing underwear?

Yes: But it could be uncomfortable. With exercise your body will generate more heat and as a result your testicles will tend to descend in order to cool down. This process could generate discomfort especially with running. ...Read more

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Is it really true that its healthy to sleep with out underwear?

Is it really true that its healthy to sleep with out underwear?

It is sometimes : Helpful if a woman has a vaginal yeast infection - especially if her underwear is tight fitting or made from synthetic materials. ...Read more