Our hands are covered in germs that can spread to some sensitive part of our body and in some instances, they can gather more germs which are then transmitted to other people. These habits are damaging to our health and the health of those around us.
Here are the seven parts of your body parts that you should never touch to avoid infections.
1. Your Face
Your hands contain oils that can plug your pores and worsen your acne. The germs on your fingers can exacerbate this effect. If you develop pimples, be sure to never pop them if they crop up on your face, doing so can put your health at risk.
2. Your Eyes
Your eyes are extremely sensitive, not only can touching them introduce germs, but you also run the risk of accidentally inserting micro-particles of dirt, which can cause irritation and even scratches to your corneas. If you must touch your eyes, wash your hands thoroughly before doing so.
3. Your Ears
The insiders of our ears are delicate and very prone to damage, which is why you should resist the urge to dig in deep to remove ear wax. You should never stick your fingers deep inside your ears because the skin that lines the ear canal is very thin and is subject to micro tears.
4. Your Nose
The inside of your nose contains it own healthy bacteria and by putting your fingers in there, you introduce different bacteria which are likely unwelcome and can cause infections.
5. Your Mouth
There are about 34 to 72 different strains of bacteria in average person's mouth. Most of them are harmless, some are even beneficial to your oral health, but adding in extra germs from a dirty hand disrupt the balance of your mouth and this can make you sick. And if you are ill already, touching your mouth can put other people with whom you make contact, either by shaking their hand or borrowing their stapler at risk of getting the infection. Keep your hands out of your mouth to minimize these risks.
6. Your Butt
Touching your anal region is an excellent way to spread germs, even dangerous E.coli. Contact with the anal region of the body can facilitate the transfer of a normal gastrointestinal tract residential organism through hands that touch either directly or indirectly, the mouth or eyes, where it becomes an agent for an infection.
7. Your Belly Button
Your belly button is the dirtiest part of the body. It harbors a high population of bacteria. The belly button is inaccessible, so it remains dirty even after showering. The shape of your navel makes it easy to collect dirt, which can even cause a strong smell. Avoid touching your belly button with your germy fingers, as it can lead to serious infections.
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