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is it harmful for you to use a laptop resting on your stomach

A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Hoffman
56 years experience Psychiatry
My god !: No. Ease up, pardner.

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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
46 years experience Radiation Oncology
No: I am unaware of any penertating radiation that escapes the case, and cancer causation requires penetration through your clothes or skin. Highly unlike ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Using Gadgets: Nope. Not in any known way.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victor Bonuel
37 years experience Internal Medicine
It's pressure on : Your tummy. Tell him to alternate the process- your legs resting on his . If you're sexually active and not using any protection, you can get pregna ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Roseff
38 years experience Fertility Medicine
No: It's not.
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anthony Leazzo
22 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Ipad's as far as i know do not put off any radiation. If you have an ipad with wireless none cation then it would be less than your cell phone. Either ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
If you are: On pills that is very common, and not bad at all , it is normal to skip, at your age you should be on a low dose pill with the least amount of hormone ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
32 years experience Family Medicine
VapoRub: Would be better, and is made to put on the body. The liquid is made to go in humidifiers and vaporizers.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Considine
29 years experience Family Medicine
Yes : It is ok for a girl or boy for that matter to keep a laptop on lap for long periods of time although try to increase your physical activity and not b ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
It doesn't matter: It doesn't matter which way you sleep as long as you are comfortable with the incisional pain.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
How tight?: If the brace is not tight so as to interfere with venous return, it would not add to the risk of blood clots. If the brace has metal in it you may hav ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Brian Clear
11 years experience Family Medicine
No: As long as you're not flying, then no, it's not bad in any way. If you are flying, well that would change things and could very well upset your fligh ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barbara A Majeroni
Specializes in Family Medicine
Not needed: The sperm do not come out easily, so the position after intercourse does not affect it. It is ok to exercise later in the day.
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joshua Garren
23 years experience Radiation Oncology
Heat, not radiation: I would not worry about radiation from your laptop, but testicles are sensitive to heat, and it is possible that prolonged heat exposure could diminis ... Read More
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A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joy Jackson
18 years experience Family Medicine
Your : Your friend is lucky to have someone who is concerned about her health and well being. After some research into the subject, the two main harmful effe ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Yes.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Kuitems
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Ok: Ok unless blood on pillow . Other body fluids rarely a risk . Soil or dirt on shoes ok
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not dangerous : There is no reason to think that working on an ipad would cause harm to a pregnancy.
A 37-year-old female asked:
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Scarf: Lots of people do that. I don't recall any studies it but as log as you are not hurting your self, it is fine
A member asked:
Dr. Laura McMullen
20 years experience Pediatrics
There : There are three burn classifications which will help you know what to do. 1) first degree burn: usually just redness swelling and pain. Unless it in ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Michel
45 years experience Family Medicine
NO history.: Unclear as to why this happens. Unless the water is exceedingly hot , I am not sure why this occurs. No history of any other time that this occurs or ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jon Ahrendsen
38 years experience Family Medicine
More details needed: How old are you? Do you smoke? Does it happen when you are active, or does that make it worse? How long has this been happening? Do you have any other ... Read More

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