What Lives Under Your Fingernails

What Lives Under Your Fingernails

Need we even ask this question? Most of us know what dwells under our fingernails, but what exactly these bacteria are is unknown to us. How about hundreds of thousands of bacteria just under our nails! These are the same bacteria on other areas of our hands, but the crevices between the nail and the finger just seem to be an ideal breeding ground for a magnificent colony of the same variety of life forms. Of course, artificial nails just increases the pathogenic infestation. For those who eat with their hands, there is an obvious need to give particular attention to our subungual compartments.

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