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Doctor insists you should never use a ‘disgusting’ hand dryer in a public bathroom

A doctor has advised against using hand dryers in public bathrooms – as he claims they are ‘disgusting’ and easier to spread bacteria than paper towels.

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The doctor claims you should avoid using a hand dryer if possible (stock image)

We all know that public bathrooms aren’t usually the most hygienic, and most of us would take the time to exercise extreme caution when washing and drying our hands if we find ourselves needing to use one. something difficult.

But did you know that even hand dryers in public bathrooms spread bacteria?

That’s the claim of a doctor on TikTokwho said that you should always avoid using hand dryers if possible – because they are “disgusting”.

The Doctorfrom the United States, made a video after seeing a Spread clip of a woman placing her hair inside a Dyson Airblade hand dryer to mimic the current trend of getting perfect curls from one of Dyson’s other products, the Airwrap.

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But the doctor, who posted under the username @madmedicineHe insists using dryers is a bad idea, as studies have shown they spread more bacteria than the traditional method of drying hands with paper towels.

“I hate to bring bad news, but those hand dryers in those public restrooms are absolutely disgusting,” he said.

“There’s been actual studies done on those hand dryers to see if they spread bacteria. And spoilers warning – they’ll spread more bacteria than just saying. use towels.”

Commenters on the video were divided by the doctor’s statement, while some agreed they would never use a hand dryer again, others defended Dyson for being one of the clean options. today thanks to the use of HEPA filters to help filter the air in the past. it comes into contact with your skin.

One person wrote: “I never use them. I’d rather get a shirt to wipe my hands.”

While another said: “That’s why I never use them”.

But another disagreed, writing: “This video is wrong. Those studies also show that filter dryers, like the Dyson, are much cleaner than unfiltered dryers.”

“The air that comes out is clean. The germs they ‘spread’ are already on the hands. So it makes no difference to the user,” commented a fourth.

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