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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 ...

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.

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

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Dec 17, 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 ... Dirty Fingernails Under a Microscope (Disgusting !!) WOW You must see that !

Why is there more bacteria under a fingernail than under a toilet seat ...

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How much bacteria your fingernails contain compared to a toilet seat, depends largely on nail biting habits, hand hygiene and how often the toilet seat is ...

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 ...

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.

Bacterial Nail Infections - News Medical

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Sep 23, 2016 ... Bacterial nail infections are caused by microorganisms such as ... by the germinal tissue called the nail matrix, under the proximal part of the nail (where it ... by finger trauma in the form of biting the nails, manicuring too deep, ...

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

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Apr 28, 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 ...

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 ...