Stop! Here Are 10 Things you should know before entering a Jacuzzi or Hot Tub

Stop! Here Are 10 Things you should know before entering a Jacuzzi or Hot Tub

8 There’s a lot of poop in hot tubs

Now this is one disgusting aspect of hot tubs created by equally disgusting and unhygienic people. However what you should also know is that microscopic poop is also present on your Smartphone. Five people in a hot tub will contribute a minimum of a tablespoon of poop from fecal matter present on skin according to Dr Reynolds. Kids can contribute ten times the amount. This is why its extremely important to keep a hot tub very clean and free from such contaminants.

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9 Diarrhea patients should get into a hot tub only after two weeks

Anyone with a gastrointestinal infection or diarrhea should only enter a hot tub after two weeks. The reason for this is because that is the time taken for the body to recover and stop shedding bacteria related to diarrhea. You can make others sick if this water is swallowed because millions of bacteria will enter the water thanks to you. The biggest prevention in this case is to keep your head above water at all times.

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