Could Your Thong Be Bad For You?

Thongs have become VPLs biggest enemy and our best friend when it comes to rocking leggings and skinny jeans, but could your thong be bad for your health?

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When it comes to rocking leggings and skinny jeans, thongs have become our best friend. But could your choice undergarments be bad for your health? According to a recent article on The Huffington Post, (opens in new tab) it depends. Not all thong wearers need to worry that their thong could be causing them health issues, but women with a history of recurring infections—urinary and/or vaginal—should either skip the thong or follow a few guidelines to reduce their risk of contracting an infection. One quick tip—cotton—particularly when it's that time of the month.