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Here's How Often You Should Wash Your Bath Towel
 

Here's How Often You Should Wash Your Bath Towel

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I hate to break it to you, but your bath towel is dirty – really dirty. The moment you use it, it becomes a breeding ground of bacteria; fungi; dead skin cells; salivary, anal and urinary secretions; and many other germs lingering in your bathroom...
 
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3 Jan 2017 - General
 
Jemelyn Mae Sodusta Yes I do remember this bath towel subject. It also came along with the topic about how bathing everyday is not necessary. Ek! Sorry I am incapable of doing that. I defin...
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We have discussed this topic months ago. And most from the community changed their towel once a week. I guess it is still fine to use it for a week as long as their is no bad smell or odours that can be a factor of changing it after 3 days of use. Th...
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"If there is odour coming from the towel, wherever there is odour, there are microbes growing so it should be washed." Can this be not a guideline to wash the towel instead? As most of you have commented and have been true that we don't...
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I don't think that it is practical to change bath towels after using it three times, unless it is obviously dirty, of course. Personally, I change bath towels on a weekly basis, and I have not acquired any form of infection from this practice. It...
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It is seriously a topic that should be taught in general hygiene measures. People bath daily, clean their bodies, but when it comes to bath towel, they fail to follow the strict protocols. As discussed in the post, the towel may harbour many microorg...
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From what that is mentioned in the article, there is actually no evidence on what a “dirty” towel can cause. With only a expert mentioning his opinion on the topic, it would merely constitute Level 4 evidence. Having said that, I believe that a towe...
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Let's be honest here. We never really wash our towels frequently, do we? I generally use my towel for a couple weeks before giving it a wash. But after reading this article, I definitely would be doing it more often. Who wants to rub their faces ...
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