Burning Questions: Washing your hands after going to the toilet - do you always do it?

Are you hygienic and always wash your hands after going to the toilet?

Are you hygienic and always wash your hands after going to the toilet?

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THIS is a sweeping generalisation but it seems to me that most men don’t wash their hands after going to the toilet.

It’s not based on any sort of study, just a casual observation from places where I've used communal gents’ loos.

Having never been in a ladies’ toilet I can’t speak for the other sex but unless women are decidedly more hygienic than men I suspect there’s a good of few who don’t bother giving their hands a rinse either.

With up to 40,000 germs per square inch on the handle of a public toilet, why doesn’t everyone clean their hands? Are you a sanitary person who always washes after going to the loo and scowls at those who don’t, or are you someone who flushes and flees with grubby hands? Do you perhaps not see the point of doing it?

Keep it clean and post your comments below about whether you think washing your hands is important and whether you always do it.

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8:59am Tue 28 Jan 14

caz b says...

So this is news lol
So this is news lol caz b
  • Score: 6

10:28am Tue 28 Jan 14

concerned.erith says...

I've seen women go to the toilet, not wash their hands then pick up fook YYUUUKKKKKKK mingers
I've seen women go to the toilet, not wash their hands then pick up fook YYUUUKKKKKKK mingers concerned.erith
  • Score: 1

5:59pm Tue 28 Jan 14

Teaspoon says...

I have to say men are the worst culprits for not washing their hands. Don't you think its worse when they do that? They have to assist themselves (if you know what I mean) with going to the toilet, so its disgusting when they don't wash. The dirtiest part of a public toilet is the chain, then the door handle! Just think who else has touched that before you! I have seen women not wash their hands either. YUK!!!
I have to say men are the worst culprits for not washing their hands. Don't you think its worse when they do that? They have to assist themselves (if you know what I mean) with going to the toilet, so its disgusting when they don't wash. The dirtiest part of a public toilet is the chain, then the door handle! Just think who else has touched that before you! I have seen women not wash their hands either. YUK!!! Teaspoon
  • Score: -6

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