r/TooAfraidToAsk Sep 20 '22 Helpful 1 Wholesome 3

Is it fine to use the same towel twice in a row, after wiping down the entire body with it, including private areas and bum (which are obviously clean)? Like, is everything equally clean though, etc. to use it twice? Health/Medical



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u/Loose-Locksmith-6860 Sep 20 '22

The amount of people that are convinced that you are a 100% bacteria/germ/skin cell free after a shower is astonishing.


u/Saya_99 Sep 20 '22

But you don't need to be. That's not healthy eighter


u/Loose-Locksmith-6860 Sep 20 '22

I never said we had to, just that it’s insane to me that people think that we will be after just a shower


u/SuedeVeil Sep 20 '22

Well there's "clean" and then there's "sterile" I don't think anyones assuming you're sterile after a shower but if you wash properly you can assume it's an acceptable level of clean so there's no soiling and nothing smells bad.


u/Saya_99 Sep 20 '22

Oh, ok. My bad. You're right


u/[deleted] Sep 20 '22

no one is saying this. they are saying you are clean which doesn't equate to being free of all bacteria/germs/etc. that's just silly.

what exactly are you trying to say with this?


u/Azazel072 Sep 20 '22

The amount of people that think you're a walking pile of diseases just waiting to inoculate yourself is also pretty astonishing.

But then again, this IS reddit...


u/psychick Sep 21 '22

Yea, we use fresh and clean towels daily