how does the action of scrubbing your hands (often with soap) help kill off bacteria?

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how does the action of scrubbing your hands (often with soap) help kill off bacteria?

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It won’t necessary kill the bacteria, but it will remove them from your hands: Soap is slippery and a slippery surface will prevent the bacteria to stick on.

washing your hands isn’t about killing bacteria. it’s about getting them off your hands and into the sink and drain.

Killing bacteria when washing your hands is both unnecessary and actually bad.

The point is just to get them off your hands. By using anti-bacterial soap and actually killing them you would be contributing to the creation of anti-biotic resistant bacteria i.e. superbugs. The anti-bacterial soap does not kill all the bacteria, just the weak ones. This removes competition giving the stronger ones more resources and more space to multiply.