Why Does Sweat Turn Shirts Yellow?

By : SciShow - 7 months ago
Have you ever gone through your laundry and noticed unsightly yellow stains in all of your white shirts? If your sweat isn't yellow, what's causing this?

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Sources:

https://www.livestrong.com/article/107724-causes-yellow-perspiration/
https://www.thompsontee.com/blog/the-science-behind-your-pit-stains-and-what-to-do-about-it
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https://health.howstuffworks.com/skin-care/problems/medical/chromhidrosis.htm
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Why Does Sweat Turn Shirts Yellow?