Skip to content

    Cold, Flu, & Cough Health Center

    Bathroom Germs Directory

    If you think you're bathroom might be germy, you're probably right. Many bacteria and viruses thrive in this type of environment unless you use disinfecting cleaners frequently. It's vital to wash your hands well often, but especially after visiting the restroom. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how germs survive, what germs are found in the bathroom, and much more.

    Medical Reference

    Features

    Thumbnail: Cleaning Hit List: What to Disinfect

    During cold and flu season, use this list to help keep key areas in your home clean. It could help you avoid catching a cold or getting the flu.

    Read Full Article

    Video

    Slideshows & Images

    Quizzes

    News Archive

    Today on WebMD

    hot toddy
    15 tips to help you feel better.
    man sneezing into elbow
    Do echinacea and vitamin C really help a cold?
     
    teen girl coughing
    Get a good night’s rest with these remedies.
    elder berry
    Eat these to fight colds, flu, and more.
     
    Natural Cold Flu Remedies Slideshow
    Slideshow
    cold weather
    VIDEO
     
    Allergy And Sinus Symptom Evaluator
    Article
    Boy holding ear
    Slideshow
     
    woman receiving vaccine shot
    Article
    woman with fever
    Article
     
    Waking up from sleep
    Article
    woman with sore throat
    Slideshow