Being free from diseases and infections is what every man wants. Your hand is an organ of the body used in carrying out various activities which makes it to touch various surfaces. Your hand may touch a surface that is contaminated and as such using these hands to touch some parts of your body becomes perilous.
Touching yourself is more necessary than any other being touching you. To understand your own body is vital and should not be avoided. However, there are certain parts of your body which highly requires attention but certainly not with your hands. Below are 6 parts of your body you should not touch:
1. Your butt
You can use your hand to wipe and wash your anus after visiting the toilet and ensure to wash that hand you used in doing that. Aside washing your anus, it is very unhealthy to pick your butt. The anus contain bacteria that could make you to fall sick. The only guarantee that will make you touch your anus is when you defecate or touch your butt for any other important reason, wash your hands thoroughly.
2. Your nose
People are now used to picking out the mucus in their nose with their hands. This habit is unhygienic and as such makes you to become infected with bacteria or germ. When you are suffering from cattarh try to use a clean handkerchief to remove the mucus from your nose and make sure you wash that handkerchief after using it for a day.
3. Your ears
You should never stick your fingers or anything else in your ears. According to Professor John K Niparko, introducing anything into the ear canal can tear the thin skin that lines the ear canal. If you feel experience itching in your ears, see an otolaryngologist immediately.
4. Your face
You can only use your hands to wash your face and also apply skincare to it. Aside this, keep your hands off your face. When you use your hands on a germy surface You can use your hands to wash your face or apply skincare. But otherwise, keep your paws off. When you rest your hands to touch a germy surface and then use them to touch your face, it triggers your risk of getting sick and getting pimples, too.
5. Your mouth
Touching your mouth puts you at a great risk of becoming infected with germs. You’ve probably been in situations that make you nervous, and you might end up biting your nails to relieve yourself of stress. It’s also possible that you bite your nails regularly if you are always anxious. Know that it is very normal to behave in some ways so as to relieve your stress, but if you’re biting your nails consistently, you may be doing more harm to your teeth. Your fingers may contain dirt in them which can introduce bacteria to your mouth. Also, biting your nails, places pressure onto your front teeth. The increase in pressure can suddenly weaken your tooth enamel, leaving it to crack or chip. It may take some time before you begin to experience the effects of nail-biting, but the stress inflicted onto your teeth will begin to cause fatigue to them. Other health issues caused are damaged gum tissue from jagged nails.
6. Your eyes
The eyes are sensitive and delicate organ of your body. You can only use your hands to touch your eyes when you’re washing away a particle that found its way into your peepers, otherwise keep your hands off the eyes. You can easily attract germs to your eyes by using your hands to touch them. These germs can lead to anything from pinkeye to a scarier infection. And if your eyes becomes itchy or dry, please do visit your doctor as he can help treat the eye problem.
Please do ensure to follow this simple rule strictly.
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