I heard this strait out of Dr. Oz; He had some items tested and the results a toothbrush, fecal matter & ecoli top 2. Gross huh! A shower cap- both of the those + a few more. What can you do? When you flush the toilet it can spray up to 20Ft.
#1 CLOSE THE LID! it is there to stop the spread of all the germs.
#2 Get a toothbrush case, don't leave on sink or counter exposed.
#3 Clean often, use bleach &wipe all surfaces before/after 2x a week.
That 1.2.3 should cut down on you and yours health & cut down on spreading what I am just going to call it,first thought, Shit Spit.
Dr Oz isnt a real Dr.
Oprah may not be a real woman..kidding..
Have you ever seen Myth Busters? do you believe everything you see on TV?
Dr. Oz is a real doctor, he is a heart surgeon.
I have heard that other places before. I have noticed spray escaping from my toilet as I flush. Regardless, my toothbrush is at the other side of the sink
Nah Totha way round seen my tootbrush it'd be polluting my dunny (Toilet)
Am I missing something, but my ttothbrush is never anywhere near my toilet. Do you mean the toilet is like an ensuite, I find the idea of those repulsive. Keep your toothbrush in a fresh jar of salty salty water, and nothing will pollute it. Germs don'texactly have a ball in salt.
A Toilet in a Bedroom Gross.
What happens if you're late for work and you're multi-tasking?
I actually am late for work at mo. I always clean teeth straight after every meal. The toilet I never multi task hahahah
That must have been yesterday's show. I remember he was talking about dental issues and health. I saw parts of it. It is interesting learning about simple things we overlook everyday that can be harmful.
Hasn't been on today here yet. Always causes pause for thought.
My toilet is cleaner most peoples mouths. Lot of filth out there anymore. Nothing a little Scotch won't cure.
They tackled this subject on Myth Busters. They found absolutely no increase, or perhaps minuscule increases of bacteria on the toothbrush, in spite of putting the toothbrush in more disgusting situations than you would have in your home...I hope. I'm just sayin'.
I don't use mine to clean the toilet anymore I use my son's.
A toothbrush case is a luxury resort for bacteria. Dark, moist, no air movement, sugar from the toothpaste, Yuk.
Sugar in your toothpaste? You might want to change brands.
I worked in toilet cleaners a long time ago (for Procter & Gamble) and a study we ran found that a typical flush can eject aerosols (a fine spray) up to 6 feet into the air.
If MythBusters found that the impact on nearby objects wasn't that great, it might be because toilets aren't necessarily the most bacteria-laden surfaces...
I saw this several years ago, I think on another Oprah show. Shut the toilet top before you flush if you are worried.
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