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This Is How Often You Should Really Be Changing Your Underwear

Best Life Logo By Lauren Gray of Best Life | Slide 1 of 5: Deciding how often to change your underwear isn't exactly something that comes up in conversation—which could be why people report such vastly different approaches. While most people change their skivvies every day, one recent hygiene survey found that 13 percent of Americans have worn the same pair for over a week at a time (spoiler: this is not the correct answer). And while it's a bit of a taboo topic, there are important health implications for getting it right: after all, your sensitive nether regions are at stake. So how often should you change your underwear? Turns out, the answer depends on who you ask. Read on for a range of expert perspectives, and for more on this hygiene habit, check out What Happens When You Don't Change Your Underwear.

This Is How Often You Should Really Be Changing Your Underwear

Deciding how often to change your underwear isn't exactly something that comes up in conversation—which could be why people report such vastly different approaches. While most people change their skivvies every day, one recent hygiene survey found that 13 percent of Americans have worn the same pair for over a week at a time (spoiler: this is not the correct answer). And while it's a bit of a taboo topic, there are important health implications for getting it right: after all, your sensitive nether regions are at stake. So how often should you change your underwear? Turns out, the answer depends on who you ask. Read on for a range of expert perspectives, and for more on this hygiene habit, check out What Happens When You Don't Change Your Underwear.

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