Can you get sick from your own germs?
February 10, 2011 5:17 PM Subscribe
Is it possible to reinfect yourself with your own germs when sick?
posted by JJkiss to health & fitness (13 answers total) 3 users marked this as a favorite
My friend and I are debating if one can make postpone getting better by reinfecting yourself with your old germs, such as using a toothbrush you had used 8 hours before etc.
If so, what special measure can you take to prevent this from happening? Boiling toothbrushes, hand sanitizer etc?