According to research, it has been discovered that the use of earphones is a potential cause of aural hygiene problems and infection in the ear canal.
its continuous use can increase the temperature and humidity of the canal, create the potential for skin abrasion and provide a vehicle for the introduction of organisms into the canal skin as well.
According to researchers at Manipal University in India , bacteria could be transferred from one person to another when earphones are shared with friends- Dailyonline
The use of an earphone for more than an hour increases the bacteria in the ears by 700%
However, Dr. Chiranjay Mukhopadhyay who led the research advised that it is better not to share or else to clean the earphone thoroughly before sharing. Harmful bacteria was found on 92% of ear swabs taken from people who regularly shared their earphones compared with only 8% of those who shared less frequently.
The Use of Earphone Regularly Increases the Bacteria in the Ears by 700%
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