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A 19-year-old male asked:

Can old lcd,led and plasma tv,s cause radiation when sitting far away from it. when it is turned off and if i go near to it. as i went near to change the volume and i felt a warm feeling on my dressing gown?

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Dr. John Munshower
Family Medicine 32 years experience
NO,....: The TV's have minimal to no discernable radiation. The feeling you felt may have been simple heat that all TV's (especially the older models) generate for their simple internal electronics. You should be fine watching tv. Best wishes.
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