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Toilet paper is a type of tissue paper that is used to clean the anus and surrounding anal region of faeces after defecation, as well as the perineal area and external genitalia after urination or other body fluid releases. During these processes, it also serves as a layer of protection for the hands. It’s normally sold as a long strip of perforated paper wrapped around a paperboard core that can be stored in a dispenser near a toilet.
Toilet paper can be used in a variety of ways because it is a common home item. It can be used to blow your nose or wipe your eyes, much like facial tissue. Some women may use the paper to absorb bloody vaginal discharge during menstruation. It can be used to absorb or wipe away sweat. Toilet paper, like a less abrasive paper towel, can be used to clean. Toilet papering is a sort of transitory vandalism used by teenagers as a prank, and it’s usually directed at the person who has to clean up the mess.
In the industrialised world, most modern toilet paper is meant to disintegrate in septic tanks, but some other bathroom and facial tissues are not. In the environment, wet toilet paper decomposes quickly. Toilet paper is available in a variety of plies (thickness layers) ranging from one to six, with more back-to-back plies offering more strength and absorbency. Some people have a preference for whether the roll on a dispenser should be oriented over or under.