Common infections you can get from using a toilet

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In toilets where you can't be 100% sure of the hygienic process you are right to be worried.

Here are the common infections that can be spread by toilet seats.

  • E. Coli which can cause diarrhea and stomach cramps
  • Common cold
  • Hepatitis A
  • Streptococcus which can cause skin infections, pneumonia and food poisoning

It is unlikely to catch an STD from a toilet seat as  your skin would have to be broken for the microorganisms to infect you.

What to do to minimise infection

According to Health Site.

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