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5 Things as Hidden Hot Spots for Germs

5 Things as Hidden Hot Spots for Germs

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Do you know if any kind of germs, bacteria, microorganism can be found in clean things? Damp spot or things become their main medium to grow. And here are some things in your daily use as hidden hot spots of germs if you did not have a regular cleaning routine.

1. Pillow

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According to study, up to a third of your pillow weight could be dead skin, bugs and bacteria. A ripped pillow and tears stain become their main medium to enter your pillow. E.coli bacteria in contaminated pillow causing allergy and infection. That is why you need to replace your pillow covers every 2 days, hanging under the sun or washing your favourite pillow at least once a week.

2. Towel

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Similar to your pillow, towel, hand or body towel can be full of bacteria. Time you use towel, they are often damp, it makes germs and other microorganism growing fast. Easiest way to protect your body from those germs is washing your towels more often, at least once a week with warm water and hanging them outside, under sun.

3. Toothbrush Cover

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Most people tend to use toothbrush cover to protect brush from bacterial growth. Otherwise, toothbrush cover creates a new environment where bacteria are better growing. Toothbrush cover make Coliform bacteria growing faster. Place toothbrush inside a glass or toothbrush holder, let it dry. You also need to replace toothbrush at least every 4 months.

4. Mobile phone

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E-coli bacteria is one of so many bacteria live in your mobile phone. Even, its amount is higher than toilet bacteria. Most of the time, those bacteria are transmitted by attach to your skin, while you put that mobile phone next to your face. However, you need no worry, use a soft microfiber cloth to wipe your mobile phone every day to remove many of the germs.

5. Keyboard and Mouse

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Along with your smartphone, computer or laptop keyboard and mouse has generous amount of germs rather than germs in toilet. Those invisible germs caused diseases like inflammation throat, flu and cough. It is highly recommended to clean your computer or laptop keyboard at least once a week. Besides that, you need to wash your hands every single time you touch keyboard and mouse.