Great is the presence of concern when it comes to using colored and scented toilet paper.
In 1987, the US FDA has introduced a revolution in the cosmetic industry, prohibiting the use of certain colors and scents. This happened after common tumors were observed in laboratory animals, after exposure to certain colors and scents.
Read below what problems can be caused when using colored and scented toilet paper:
1. Cancer of the cervix
In 1987, the FDA and the Department of Health and Human Services banned using certain colors in the production of toilet paper, because of increased risk of disease of cervical cancer in laboratory animals. This kind of toilet paper has a similar impact in women as well.
2. Infections of the urinary tract
Colored toilet paper is said to be one of the causes of bladder infections. This infection can mostly be present in the vaginal area.
3. Fungal infections
Gynecologist most frequent question is whether their patients, who have a yeast infection, use colored toilet paper. Colored toilet paper is the most common cause of fungal infection.
4. Rectal problems
Using scented and colored toilet paper can cause inflammation and itching in the rectal area. In addition, it is recommended from time to time to check the appearance of the stool in order to realize if there is blood in it. Colored toilet paper prevents identifying such problems.