Maintaining intimate hygiene is important for your health and well-being. And when it comes to cleaning the anus, (both the outside and the inside) many people just aren't doing it right. Sometimes, if you don't wipe properly, fecal matter can accumulate in the anal area causing irritation and discomfort, and being the cause of odors. At OneHowTo.com we explain how to thoroughly clean your anus and stay healthy.
It's important that before you wipe your anus, you make sure you have completely finished evacuating, so you don't have to repeat the process of wiping yourself again. Take your time while defecating. It's important to make sure you've finished having a bowel movement before wiping.
The first thing we recommend is that you invest in good toilet paper. To prevent chafing, sores, discomfort and even hemorrhoids, it's wise to choose a soft toilet paper with thick squares, allowing you to use less and most importantly, to ensure delicacy.
There's no need to use the whole roll of toilet paper to clean your rear end, much less if it's of good quality. Simply use three squares of toilet paper to begin. The best way to clean your anus is while sitting, since standing up, you don't have as much access.
Take three squares of toilet paper and fold them, allowing you to reuse the clean side. Firmly hold the square of toilet paper with your middle finger to wipe the anal area, ensuring that all the fecal matter is removed.
Always wipe from front to back with gentle movements. Never wipe in the opposite direction, to prevent feces from coming into contact with your genital area and causing infection. No need to be harsh, so you avoid hurting yourself.
It's important to continue wiping until the fecal matter is completely gone. A good way to avoid irritation and discomfort caused by toilet paper, is to initially clean most of the stool with toilet paper, and then finish cleaning yourself with special wet wipes. or you can also use baby wipes. If you have sensitive skin, make sure that you use wet wipes that are for sensitive skin and that are not scented to prevent irritation. These products are very effective for cleaning the anus, reducing irritation and discomfort if you shave your anus hair, while providing a thorough cleansing and leaving you with a more comfortable feeling.
Moreover, did you know that it's better to leave our hair alone if we want a healthy anus? Take a look at our article: What purpose does anus hair serve?
Use wet wipes or baby wipes to clean your anus until you have completely removed all fecal matter.
But if what you want is a deep cleanse of your rectal tract, you must use an enema, which is the adequate object for this procedure.
If you suffer from hemorrhoids or commonly have anal irritation, you should wash it in the shower or using a bidet. It's best to use a mild soap and warm water to wash your anus after each bowel movement. In such cases, you should rinse the area, wash thoroughly with soap using your middle finger, and then rinse again. Repeat the process if necessary.
Cleaning the anus each time you eliminate is essential to guarantee good health. So take your time, use good toilet paper and wet wipes, to ensure you get the best results.
If you want an impeccable behind, you can also find out how to remove hair from the anus area.
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