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Do You Have to Change Your Toothbrush After You've Been Sick?

 
Do You Have to Change Your Toothbrush After You've Been Sick?
Posted March 7th, 2014 @ 6:51am by A scientist answers the question- Should you change your toothbrush after you

Whether you've had the sniffles or the flu- after you've been sick- do you need to change your toothbrush?  A scientist answers the question...

"No". 

"As long as they're your own germs, you don't have to worry. You're not going to make yourself sick again if you use the same toothbrush after you've recovered. That's because you've built up antibodies over the course of your illness, so whatever is left on the brush will be wiped out upon entering your immune system." (Huffington Post)

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