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7 Times That Wearing A Thong Is NOT A Good Idea!

Apurva Lama

Guest Contributor

There are times when we’re wearing a very tight dress or pants made out of thin fabric. During such instances, a thong is the preferred option compared to other types of underwear. However, wearing thongs on an everyday basis is not healthy and there are times when you should never wear one. Here’s what they are!

1. When you’re wearing a short skirt


It is a bad idea to wear a thong if you’re going the micro-mini way. These micro minis may hike up when you’re sitting down in public. Which means you will be sitting bare on public seats and you may sweep up viruses and bacteria. If you’re wearing a mini skirt, it is advisable you wear seamless bikini briefs instead.

2. When you’re wearing workout clothes


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When you’re wearing workout clothes, chances are you’re wearing them because you ARE working out.If you have a lot of running around or working out to do, wearing thongs will make your skin sore and prone to infection. Not to mention they will be uncomfortable and may give you unpleasant wedgies.

3. When you have a long day out


Similarly, when you have a long day out, you should always wear underwear that is comfortable. Since a thong is designed to bite into your skin, it is best you only wear them only when they’re really necessary.

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4. When you’re unwell


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If you’re unwell, you immune system is already in a very shaky position. Since thongs will not do the job of protecting your delicates, you will be more prone to urinary tract infections and other such diseases. One should never compromise on the importance of clean and safe innerwear while ill.

5. When you’re discharging


When you leak or discharge, the fluids are acidic in nature. The settling down of acidic stuff in tight thongs will irritate sensitive skin and cause rashes. Rashes in the vaginal area are very unhealthy for women as they may trigger many other infections. Not to mention the discomfort!

6. When you’re pregnant


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When a woman is pregnant, her immune system isn’t all that strong since the body will be going through a lot of hormonal changes. Since wearing a thong makes it easier for bacteria to find its way to your body, it is considered very harmful for pregnant women as well as the baby.

7. When you’re shopping


Always wear briefs if you are going out shopping. You will be trying on the same pant or skirt that the last five women tried before you. Wearing a thong will help the germs left by these strangers to find its way to your body as thongs do not cover your intimates fully. This is a very easy way to get a nasty UTI. And it’s just gross.

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Published on Jan 15, 2016
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