Why is hot water more effective than cold when washing your hands, if the water isnt hot enough to kill bacteria?

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Why is hot water more effective than cold when washing your hands, if the water isnt hot enough to kill bacteria?

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In addition to what others have said, using soap and the act of actually rubbing it into your hands is more important than temp. Hence, the 30 second “rule”.

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