Last Updated on January 20, 2020
We all know that public bathrooms are hotspots for germs and viruses. But that only applies to toilet seats, right? Wrong.
It’s not just the toilet seats, there are several places in public restrooms that are crawling with bacteria and from which you can contract infectious diseases and viruses upon direct contact, like the common cold, influenza subtypes, HPV/HIV, or urinary tract infection, etc.
Though some spots in public bathrooms may not look that dirty, they host bacteria-filled droplets and fecal matters, so you really should avoid touching them or your face and eyes afterward which is a common and risky mistake that many of us make.
Practice caution by sanitizing your hands and washing them thoroughly and regularly, but also by knowing these exact, nasty spots first and foremost. On this list, you will find 7 of them, so read on to find out everything you need to know.