7 Weird Things That Happen To Your Body If You Don’t Shower For 2 Days

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We've all been there, you come home late, exhausted, and ask yourself, "Do I really need to shower?" More often than not, you promise yourself that you'll shower in the morning, knowing good and well that you won't have time. Suddenly, it's been two days since you last showered and you feel fine but start to feel a bit grossed out, wondering how often do you actually have to shower?

If you're as lazy as me, you're actually in luck. "Skip your shower this morning? Good news: For most people, there is absolutely no health risk in skipping that shower," Edison de Mello, MD, Ph.D., tells Bustle. "Sure, if you sweat you could develop a bit of body odor and have a stinky afternoon. Even so, a daily shower is not really necessary."

Personally, if I do any strenuous activity where I'm sweating, I always shower after. But, if I have been pretty stagnant all day and get home tired, I don't mind waiting until the next day to hop in.

While there's no serious health risk to skipping a shower for two days, there are some effects to be aware of, especially if you are predisposed to certain skin reactions. Here's what can happen to your body if you don't shower for two days.

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