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5 Frightening Truths About the Germs Under Your Fingernails (and ...

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Dec 16, 2008 ... Researchers found that bacteria that cause vomiting and diarrhea are often found under people's fingernails. The culprits? Changing diapers ...

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Mar 14, 2015 ... Normal things will shock you under the microscope (Part2) - Duration: 2:15. 7a9rian2 115,059 views. 2:15. 25 Bacteria Facts That Might Make ...

Human Hands and Fingernails - MicrobeWiki

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Aug 20, 2010 ... Surprisingly, fingernails harbor the most bacteria found on the ..... of hand washing is also important for limiting bacteria under fingernail.

Here's What That Gunk Underneath Your Fingernails Is Really Made ...

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Jun 10, 2015 ... "Certain bacterial organisms have a particular affinity to the nail and ... Ew. If you want to clean under your nails, use an orange stick to sweep ...

Do you know which germs are lurking under YOUR fingernails?

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Jul 13, 2015 ... We find out what sort of things are lurking under your fingernails and what ... False fingernails are more likely to hold on to harmful bacteria than ...

Whatever You Do, Do NOT Bite Your Nails! - SiOWfa13: Science in ...

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Nov 30, 2013 ... He let the bacteria grow for three days in which he concluded the short, painted nails had the least bacteria under them. Unlike those with long ...

How Much Bacteria Is Under Your Nails? - FitandFabLiving.com

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We paint, polish and decorate them to perfection, but have you ever thought about the health risks associated with your nails?

Nail Diseases & Disorders - Hooked On Nails

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Mar 20, 2015 ... Paronychia infections of the nail fold can be caused by bacteria, ... onycholysis ( nail plate separation) with evident debris under the nail plate.

hygiene - Is chewing your finger nails as bad as licking a public toilet ...

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May 18, 2011 ... Did you know that biting your nails is the bacteria equivallent of ... a low level of contamination in the toilet bowl and under the flushing rim to ...

What's Wrong With Biting My Nails? - KidsHealth

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Speaking of germs, there are germs under your fingernails, so when you bite them, those germs can go into your mouth. Think about all the icky stuff you touch  ...

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11 Slightly Horrifying Facts That Will Stop You Biting Your Nails

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Oct 19, 2015 ... One particularly prevalent germ found under nails is Staphlococcus ... nail biting had any real effect on transporting bacteria to the mouth.

BBC - Future - What lives under your fingernails?

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Jun 23, 2016 ... Washing your hands is the first defence against all kinds of nasty bacteria. But do you wash under your fingernails? Maybe you should, says ...

Study Says Fingernail Germs & Bacteria Are A Serious Issue ... - Bustle

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Apr 29, 2015 ... Bugs that live in the gut for example are designed to survive in a warm wet environment, such as under fingernails.” And the longer your nails ...