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 in your underwear, you had better know what it means. I had no idea… Check comments.

In today’s world, whenever we need information, our go-to source is the Internet. Gone are the days when people used to head to the library to find knowledge. Now, knowledge is just a click away.

There are many websites that have forums for people to ask questions, and the responses from users are always impressive.

Someone recently asked why their underwear sometimes has bleach stains on it. It seems that many women were curious about this too, as they discovered they are not the only ones who have faced this “issue.”

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Many people were eager to offer explanations, and it was discovered that the natural pH levels of the vagina are responsible for these “bleach” spots.

Experts say there is no need to worry about this. Instead, it shows that your pH levels are balanced, indicating the acidity or alkalinity of a liquid or substance is normal.

Dr. Vanessa MacKay from the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists explained that it is common to find lighter patches in a woman’s underwear or knickers. This happens because the vagina has an acidic pH level ranging from 3.8 to 4.5. Therefore, it is important to understand that these patches are not a sign of poor hygiene. In fact, a healthy vagina can naturally lighten the fabric.

The vagina has its own way of cleaning itself through a natural secretory system. It is safeguarded by beneficial bacteria inside.

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The pH level of the vagina, according to the National Institutes of Health, usually varies between 3.8 and 5.0. This indicates that it is more acidic compared to the usual neutral pH level of 7.

Dr. MacKay explained that while disturbing the natural balance can cause infections, it is completely normal and healthy for women to experience clear or white discharge from their vagina.

If you were one of the people curious about the cause of these marks, now you can relax.

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