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A 25-year-old female asked:

I'm 13 weeks pregnant. i fell asleep on my iphone last night and now my back is a little red. should i be worried? don't know how it happened! ftm.

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Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Low level radiation: The redness is likely due to the very low levels of radiation that the cellphone signal emitted that was trapped against your back. It should not affect your pregnancy, but cell phones should be placed on a nightstand at night and not a pillow or gown pocket. If the redness continues past 24 hours notify your treating OB MD.

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Last updated Nov 28, 2017

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