Discharge is regular! I stated what I stated!
You actually gotta love TikTok. One minute you are watching somebody make cacio e pepe, the following you are wanting on the within a stranger’s panties.
“Is no one else completely terrified by the bleaching properties of a vagina?” she asked. “Like, how does she do that?”
She then proceeded to point out the within of some pairs of her underwear, prefacing it by saying that they had been, in truth, clear. The crotches on all of them had been discolored.
As somebody who each has a vagina and has buddies with vaginas who I’ve borrowed underwear from (haters gonna hate), I can attest that these stains regarded very acquainted. I ran to the feedback to see what others needed to say.
It turned out that tons of individuals had been coping with the identical factor, and this video helped convey them to the conclusion that they are not alone!
I made a decision to hit up Dr. Jennifer Lincoln, a Portland-based gynecologist, to get some perception into why this occurs.
The key phrase right here? Discharge. “Your vagina is an acidic environment, and that’s normal,” Dr. Lincoln advised BuzzFeed. “It’s healthy, and that’s because of the kind of bacteria that live there. And so, theoretically, if your discharge is slightly acidic, it could potentially change the color of fabric. I can’t say specifically it always does, or it doesn’t, or it varies, but it’s certainly possible.”
Alyssa — the TikTok poster — advised BuzzFeed that she made the video with the hope of normalizing discharge. “Bodies leak and smell weird and make noises and no one ever talks about it, so people think what their body is doing is abnormal and they feel embarrassed,” she stated.
“I was met with so many people saying they had no idea it was normal and they felt so much shame,” she stated. “People have told me they feel safe around me and comforted by the community we have made around that video, and that is all I’ve ever wanted.”
Say it with me individuals: VAGINAS. ARE. DOPE.
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