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I have athletes foot and want to disinfect my rubber thongs. Flip flops. I have sprayed Ajax surface spray on them, lactic acid 3%/phosphoric acid 3%?

I have athletes foot and want to disinfect my rubber thongs. Flip flops. I have sprayed Ajax surface spray on them, lactic acid 3%/phosphoric acid 3%?

Bleach for fungus: Bleach is one of the most effective ways to disinfect for fungus. Remember to launder all of your socks, sheets, etc... In a good bleach detergent. Bleach cleansing wipes work well to clean rubber shoes or flip flops. Also cleanse common areas (ie... Shower, tile floors) with bleach cleaning products. ...Read more

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Is it unhealty to wear thongs?

Is it unhealty to wear thongs?

No: I take it you're referring to underwear and not footwear. It is not unhealthy if there is no irritation. Pay attention to whether you have discomfort. If they don't cut or chafe, they are perfectly safe. ...Read more

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Is it bad to wear a thong when plus sized? Are there special pads for thongs?

Is it bad to wear a thong when plus sized? Are there special pads for thongs?

Engineering issue: Menstrual pads and thong underwear? That would be an engineering feat (not "feet" unless talking about flip-flop thongs and heel pads). Menstrual pads are not attached to a woman's body, but are held in place by her underwear. If she is clever enough to devise a way to keep her pads in place while wearing thongs and still walk, run, and exercise, then she might be ok combining thongs and pads. ...Read more

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I have bad breath bumbs on my thong ?

I have bad breath bumbs  on my thong ?

OK, seriously???: You are really going to have to reword this question. It doesn't make any sense. ...Read more

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What causes small white hard granuale like thongs to come out of your lips?

What causes small white hard granuale like thongs to come out of your lips?

Dental Consult: One option could be that you have a buildup of tartar and calculus on the teeth that are chipping off and getting into the lip. A real good and thorough dental cleaning can be very helpful. ...Read more

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Just recently bought new thongs same brand same size as always. I washed them before wearing and they cause vaginal burning. What could be the cause?

I do not know: If everything was the same, you either just developed some sensitivity to the thongs or it was not the thong causing your burning and it may have been something else. See the Dr. if the burning persists. ...Read more

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My vagina itches when I wear thongs. What could be causing this?

My vagina itches when I wear thongs. What could be causing this?

Depends: What is the material of the underwear? Cotton breaths better than synthetic materials. What type of detergent do you use? Some people can develop a topical irritation from soaps. In addition, because of the movement of a thong when you walk, thongs can increase the risk of passing bacteria/yeast from the rectal area to the vagina therefore increasing infection risk. ...Read more

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Is it normal to get vaginal discharge everyday? Or when you wear thongs?

Is it normal to get vaginal discharge everyday? Or when you wear thongs?

Not normal : Vaginal discharge requires an examination to determine the cause and treatment. Bacterial vaginosis is the most common cause and often has a vaginal odor. Vaginal itching can be a sign of a yeast infection. Sometimes vaginal discharge can be a sign of a sexual transmitted infection. Testing is important to determine the treatment and keep you and your partner safe. ...Read more

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Do thong underwear irritate hemorrhoids?

Do thong underwear irritate hemorrhoids?

Hemorrhoids: The question here is what actually bothers you? Underwear cannot cause internal hemorrhoids to prolapse, but it can irritate perianal skin. Accumulating of moisture in the anal and vaginal areas due to normal activites and rubbing of skin together can be very irritating and lead to fungal skin infections. This is not a hemorrhoid issue but one of hygiene. ...Read more

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Does wearing thongs irritate a hemorrhoid and fissure even more? I've had both for 3 months and I've worn normal panties for 3 days and it's better

Does wearing thongs irritate a hemorrhoid and fissure even more? I've had both for 3 months and I've worn normal panties for 3 days and it's better

You answered: your own question. If it works for you the the answer is YES. There a no scientific papers or studies on this subject. ...Read more