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Patient Buzz Series: Why and How You Should Clean Your Shower Head

A dermatologist is behind the latest TikTok trend making news in the consumer press. Dr. Scott Walker posted about the importance of regularly cleaning your shower head, and the post received coverage by Yahoo’s In The Know. Dr. Walker recommends monthly cleaning to rid the shower head of dirt and bacteria that can become airborne during a shower. Dr. Walker says the bacteria is linked to skin diseases and other health conditions. He posted a separate TikTok in which he demonstrated how to clean a shower head using simple household products.

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