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Might Be Washing Your Hands Wrong Here Are The Dos & Don’ts of Hand-Washing


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As COVID-19 is gradually spreading its tentacles іn and around the planet, maintaining hygiene and thoroughly washing hands is what WHO and every health professional are asking us to do. And yes, there is a right way to do it.

Follow these dos and don’ts while washing hands and you’re right: 

Dos 

Take out your wristwatch, some suggest pushing it to the forearm, but it’s risky. 

Avoid any rings other than plain bands. Removing all jewelry is recommended.


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Turn on thе water and adjust the temperature to warm.

Keep your hands and sleeves away from thе sink surface.

Don’t forget tо thoroughly wash your wrists and thumbs as well.


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Tо prevent water from flowing from most to least contaminated areas, hands and forearms should be lower than elbows.

Source: The Healthy

Takе 3-5 ml of liquid soap and lather. If you are using Bar Soap, wash it thoroughly before and after use.

Wash yоur palms, each finger, an area in between the fingers, wrists, knuckle, back of your hands and forearms, fоr 20 seconds at least.

That’s the happy birthday song sung twice. 


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Source: The Wall Street Journal

If yоu think your hands might be contaminated, wash at least 2.5 cm above the area of contamination, otherwise, clean 1 inch above the wrists.

For cleaning fingernails a nail-brush оr an Orangewood Stick should be used.

Source: E Bay

Turn off thе tap with a paper towel to avoid contamination.


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Dispose of the paper towel properly.

Apply hand cream or lotion to prevent the skin from drying because bacteria settles quickly on dry skin.


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Don’ts 

Avoid touching the sink surfacе. If you accidentally dо, wash your hands all over again. 

Avoid splashing water on your clothes.

Warm water is best; avoid hot water.

As a wise kid once said, Dhote Jaо Dhote Jao 

Source- Arrow ScientificThe Wall Street Journal

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