Home > Daily-tips Updated 16 July 2013 What’s behind door number one? Are you skittish about using public toilets. Have you ever wondered what to do when you really have to go? 0 Shutterstock Are you skittish about using public toilets. Have you ever wondered what to do when you really have to go?Take action:A study of 51 public restrooms found that the stall closest to the restroom entrance/exit point had the least bacteria (and the most toilet paper). The reasoning behind this was that the first stall probably saw less traffic. This was because of its position and the fact that people wanted privacy away from the entrance. When using a public toilet, you are also advised to stand up before flushing. Flushing produces a fine mist of water containing contagious bacteria and one can catch intestinal bugs and hepatitis from it.Shocking toilet facts(Photo of public toilet sign from Shutterstock) More: Daily-tips advertisement Read Health24’s Comments Policy Comment on this story 0 comments Comments have been closed for this article. Logout Comment 0 characters remaining Share on Facebook Loading comments... Other news Sex Can you burn kilojoules while having an orgasm? Lifestyle 5 recent discoveries about periods that could literally change your life Medical A needle-free flu vaccine in the mail? It might not be that far off News Limpopo health dept says ready for cholera patients coming into SA from Zim Diet and nutrition Lose weight, lower cholesterol and avoid a heart attack with these tips Sex The painless 'G-Shot' injection will give you much deeper orgasms From our sponsors Dementia and Incontinence: what you need to know Tell-tale signs you need a mattress upgrade Keen to win a R2 000 voucher? Good health begins in your gastrointestinal tract Live healthier Looking younger » Can maple leaves help you look younger? New research has found that maple leaf extract can help you look years younger. Killer foods » Wild mushrooms a 'silent killer' Health practitioners are warning people to stay away from wild mushrooms.