Damned if I didn’t come across a topic that I have been thinking about for a few days: On FB someone posted a link to this article titled: “Why an Anal Surgeon Is Begging You To Stop Using Wet Wipes.”
1, you wipe away good bacteria which causes problems
2, The wetness is a secondary, stand-alone issue
3, Environmental problems (for the sake of this post, we’ll not niggle on the environmental impact).
My confusion is:
1,How are we not wiping away good bacteria with toilet paper? There’s some modicum of moisture…down there…due to…what’s…going on, ya know? How is that different?
2, if moisture itself is a stand-alone issue, doesn’t this mean bidets are equally as bad?
I also wonder why it’s ok to use them on babies but not as adults.
Probably a silly topic, def. low brow, but it has me curious.
Interestingly, while looking for a link to the article, I found several saying that TP alone is NOT enough and we SHOULD be using wet wipes.
What’s the straight dope on cleaning up after ourselves?