The thought of how many people have sat on the same toilet seat, and how many have “forgotten” to wash the toilet seat which makes most of us shudder.
Public washrooms are a nightmare in India, (unfortunately) and ladies dread them the most. Smaller bladders than men,the inability to stand and pee, and dirty toilets you’ll never sit on. All these reasons sum up to become the most difficult part of a woman who needs to travel long hours for a job, or spend the whole day shopping or simply on a day out with friends.
But, the real question is what diseases could we catch when using public toilets?
Here is a list of diseases you might get from a public toilet: Gut infection, Viral Infection, STDs, and UTIs.
No doubt about it, there could be a witch’s brew of germs wherever you turn in public restrooms and for an infection to occur, the germs would have to be transferred from the toilet seat to your urethral or genital tract. Now a days, a questions have been swirling around whether using a public toilet could become a more serious health risk in the era of COVID-19 too.
The best way to safeguard against using public toilet is #WeeMate, a female urination device for women. The main purpose of the device is to funnel urine away from women while she takes a pee standing up rather than squatting.
Finally, a way to achieve the most effective hygiene, without having to worry about the risk of contracting the germs present on the toilet seat.
WeeMate – Time to stand for hygiene