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How can washing your hands with soap and water reduce bacterial infections?

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Dr. Clarence Lyons
Family Medicine

In brief: Washing your hands

Some soaps can kill some bacteria and the washing and friction, with the bubbling of the soaps, can rinse some of the bacteria off of your hands.

In brief: Washing your hands

Some soaps can kill some bacteria and the washing and friction, with the bubbling of the soaps, can rinse some of the bacteria off of your hands.
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