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A 31-year-old member asked:

What kind of germs can you get on your hands after going to the bathroom?

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Dr. Peter Ihle
Orthopedic Surgery 55 years experience
Many.: We always have bacteria on our hands. A good soap & h2o wash will help a lot. Fyi a study of public restrooms has shown women's bathrooms r much more contaminated then men's.
Last updated Aug 2, 2013

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