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Doctor insights on: How Safe Is It To Wear Underwear Straight Out Of The Package Before Washing Them First

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How safe is it to wear underwear straight out of the package before washing them first?

How safe is it to wear underwear straight out of the package before washing them first?

I'd wash it first: While it's not terribly dangerous to wear underwear directly out of a package, some people may develop rashes/reactions to the new material due to chemicals used in the processing. It is always a good idea to wash them first but if you don't have the opportunity to do so in a pinch, it probably won't hurt you. ...Read more

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As soon as possible after being exposed to poison oak or poison ivy, washing the skin and clothes well can help reduce exposure to the offending oil and the ...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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I cut my bikini area shaving & was going to wear my husband's looser underwear for a few days. Is it safe to wear his or can I get any infections?

I cut my bikini area shaving & was going to wear my husband's looser underwear for a few days. Is it safe to wear his or can I get any infections?

It is safe: There should be no problem wearing clean underwear if it doesn't rub and irritate the area more. You should probably put some over the counter antibiotic ointment on the cut and cover it with a bandaid or gauze to keep it clean. ...Read more

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Can you get herpes if someone touches there cold sore and then hands clean underwear and clothes to you? Is it safe to wear them?

Not likely: It's not impossible, but the herpes virus doesn't survive for long on clothing. Even if you put on the underwear right away, it would be unlikely that you would get herpes. ...Read more

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Wore new underwear without washing it and now I like this burning sensation down there. Is this an allergic reaction?

Wore new underwear without washing it and now I like this burning sensation down there. Is this an allergic reaction?

Irritant: More likely an irritant reaction from the. Chemical residues on the fabric. Allergic reaction is usually associated with itching and not burning. ...Read more

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Severe ocd. I was washing my cum stained underwear with hot shower and saw hot shower steam or water vapour. Is that water vapour clean? Thanks

Severe ocd. I was washing my cum stained underwear with hot shower and saw hot shower steam or water vapour. Is that water vapour clean? Thanks

Clean, but...: If one has bad OCD with obsessive thoughts and compulsive actions, it doesn't matter that the shower water and its vapor are clean... but rather, he must believe they're clean. Note that semen from healthy guys is clean, semen stains are very clean because germs tend to die when dried out, tap water is clean due to modern water treatment. Also, we are adapted to the usual microbes on/in/around us. ...Read more

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Can hpv virous live out the bady on underwear ot toalit site and bathroom?? Dose hpv tarnsmita through washing clothes togather???

Can hpv virous live out the bady on underwear ot toalit site and bathroom?? Dose hpv tarnsmita through washing clothes togather???

Direct skin to skin: To transmit this germ the infected person who is shedding virus must pass it directly to the skin during sexual contact. There appears to be a requirement that skin surfaces rub together to allow passage. Touching soiled clothing/toilets does not. ...Read more

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With genital warts -this virus can spread from towels n material? Underwear towel?, is washing them clearing the virus? How do u control this virus,

With genital warts -this virus can spread from towels n material? Underwear towel?, is washing them clearing the virus? How do u control this virus,

Unlikely: It is common belief genital warts are transmitted by skin to skin contact only (sexual contact), other means possible but unlikely. You can control them by various accepted treatments. ...Read more

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Can I get hpv from a friend by wearing there used shorts, since they did not have underwear. I'm worry that I can get it since I didn't wear underwear?

Can I get hpv from a friend by wearing there used shorts, since they did not have underwear. I'm worry that I can get it since I didn't wear underwear?

No risk, no worry: HPV is not transmitted by indirect contact, e.g. by clothing, contaminated toilets or towels, etc. Only by direct contact, i.e. sexually. Don't worry at all about this. ...Read more

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I have underwear fetish (esp. For tight) since I was 12 and I don't wear underwear. Now whenever I try to wear them I got boner and I masturbate?

I have underwear fetish (esp. For tight) since I was 12 and I don't wear underwear. Now whenever I try to wear them I got boner and I masturbate?

What is question?: What one person finds arousing is entirely personal and there really is no "normal" when it comes to sexuality. If your self-described fetish is negatively impacting your life or bothers you, then I would recommend speaking with psychologist. ...Read more

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At first my daughter had blood on her underwear. I thought it was her first mentruation but there was more blood the next day, I don't think its good.

At first my daughter had blood on her underwear. I thought it was her first mentruation but there was more blood the next day, I don't think its good.

???????????????: If your kid has started, why would it stop in one day? If it is bright red blood, it could come from injured tissue. If it is dark menstrual blood she may spot of fill pads like normal menses.Initial cycles usually start within two-three years of nipple enlargement. They can be very short or last several days. Timing is often irregular, recurring in a few weeks or delayed a couple months. ...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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My bf rub his penis but he had wear his underwear and it become little wet is there any risk?

My bf rub his penis but he had wear his underwear and it become little wet is there any risk?

Wet underwear: Please re-ask this question. What risk are you worried about? His penis is leaking ejaculate or urine? You getting pregnant? ...Read more

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Recently circumcised, painful penis glans, can't wear underwear, what can I do?

Recently circumcised, painful penis glans, can't wear underwear, what can I do?

Recheck: Have your operating surgeon recheck you to make sure everything is healing properly. The glans penis will indeed be a bit sensitive after a circumcision for a week or so. ...Read more

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I haven't had my first period yet and I saw brown vaginal discharge in my underwear today. Might this be it?

I haven't had my first period yet and I saw brown vaginal discharge in my underwear today. Might this be it?

Probably soon: You will start your first period. Be prepared. I presume you are asking for someone yunger than 35 years?! ...Read more