According to the Metro, there’s a logical reason. The change is down to something called chromhidrosis a.k.a. the changes in sweat your body produces when you are expecting.
Sweat can react with certain materials, such as toilet seats, which is what is causing the colour to change.
Angela Ballard, a Registered Nurse with the International Hyperhidrosis Society told the publication: “Chromhidrosis is a disorder of the sweat glands that usually manifests with coloured sweat on the face, in the underarms, or on the areola of the breasts (the darker circle of skin around the nipples).
“Sweat may be yellow, green, blue, brown, or black. The colours are due to a pigment produced in the sweat glands called lipofuscin.
“Lipofuscin is common in human cells, but for some reason people with chromhidrosis have higher concentrations of lipofuscin or lipofuscin that is in a higher-than-normal state of oxidation.”
So there you have it. If you’re turning your toilet seats blue, there’s no need to panic.
But if you are concerned or have noticed you are leaving a blue trail behind you, we advise you speak with your doctor ASAP.
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