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13 Objects you should not share in any way

13 Objects you should not share in any way

According to the dentist Gabriele de Oliveira Carvalho, of Unicamp, as the people do not know how to clean it properly, the brush can become a deposit of bacteria and transmit serious infectious diseases triggered by these micro-organisms such as pneumonia and even hepatitis.


It is important to avoid sharing earrings as there may be lesions on the ear mucosa, blood on the jewelry or fungi on the skin. If the piece is shared there may be risk of contamination, explains the infectologist Ana Cristina Garcia Ferreira. Therefore, avoid sharing earrings and piercings with other people.


It is very common for us to share slippers, whether at home or on the beach. But know that this habit can be very harmful to your health. This is because the feet are places of easy accumulation of fungi and bacteria. If the hygiene of the feet and nails is not done correctly it is very easy to have manifestation as ringworm, athlete's foot and chilblains. So when we use someone else's slippers we run the risk of being contaminated by these health problems.


Do you know when you need to listen to audio and have no earphones? Borrowing someone else's phone may even seem like a common practice, but it can transmit diseases like allergy and infections. One of the reasons is that earphones, especially those that intra earphones increase the moisture inside the ears. This can increase the amount of bacteria present in the site.


Tweezers do not come into contact with the mucosa, but may contain drops of blood or fungi of the skin. So it's important that you do not lend her to anyone. In addition, it is important to boil it for a few minutes after using it to prevent an accumulation of microorganism.

Soap bar

According to infectious disease Ana Cristina, Everything that needs to be manipulated directly with the hands is less hygienic - and this is exactly the case with bar soap. When it is used by more than one person, then it becomes even more unhygienic, being able to transmit diseases caused by fungi and bacteria. To prevent each person from using a soap in your home, a good option is to use the liquid soap. "The reason is that only the amount of the product you are going to use comes into contact with your body and the environment," explains dermatologist Daniele Murga, a member of the Brazilian Society of Dermatology


According to infectologist Milton Lapchik, towels can also accumulate bacteria and fungi by staying moist for a long time and in addition, as it is used by several people it eventually becomes a means of transmitting these micro-organisms.


These two hygiene items usually accumulate a lot of moisture. Thus, they are sites of easy accumulation for bacteria and fungi. That is why it is important that each one has his own. If you live with other people, a good tip is for each to use a sponge of a color not to be confused.

Blades for shaving and shaving

Blades stay in constant contact with the skin and may contain fungi and if the person you use is sick. Also, because they are sharp, they may contain drops of blood.


This recommendation applies especially to roll-on models. The reason that these deodorants come directly into contact with the skin. "If the person has shaved and passed the deodorant, there may be blood in the area. If the person who is using the product is also with a wound, there may be contamination," explains Ana Cristina infectologist

Lip Protectors

Thus such as skin, mouth, can also contain microorganism causing cold sore diseases. Therefore it is important to avoid these being used by more than one person.

Pumice stone

Dermatologist Ademir Junior explains that pumice stones are responsible for removing the layer of dead skin from the feet. This causes them to accumulate a large amount of fungi and bacteria. Therefore, it is important that it is not shared.

Nail clippers

Often the nails can contain fungi that cause mycosis and candidiasis. When other people use these instruments, contamination can occur. In addition, it is important to boil the cutter after use to kill any microorganisms present on the spot.

Eating an apple a day can prevent five cancers

Eating an apple a day can prevent five cancers

Apples are one of the most popular fruits and beneficial to health. A group of scientists at the University of Perugia in Italy have found that people who eat at least one apple a day have had heart disease, which helps protect their heart, help them lose weight and strengthen their immunity. less tumors than those who rarely or never ate the fruit.


H1N1 flu outbreak: pregnant, elderly, and children start vaccinating in São Paulo

H1N1 flu outbreak: pregnant, elderly, and children start vaccinating in São Paulo

The H1N1 flu vaccination campaign in the metropolitan region of São Paulo begins this Monday (11). In this first moment, the objective is to vaccinate pregnant women, the elderly and children from 6 months to 5 years. For other cities in the state and other target groups (chronically ill, puerperal, indigenous, prison staff and prison population), the influenza vaccination campaign must follow the schedule of the Ministry of Health, beginning scheduled for April 30.