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Heating Pad Burn On Breast
Ask your IVF doc!: I am pretty sure there is no scientific data to answer your question conclusively - so ask your ivf center about this. I would not expect any effect on implantation likelihood if i were you, though. Make sure you are taking Folic Acid 1-5 mg daily, avoid stress/smoking/alcohol, maintain a positive attitude and good luck. ...Read more
I've been having nausea & stomach discomfort & I put a heating pad on my stomach & got relief could I leave the heating pad on my stomach overnight?
Heating pad burns: Leaving the heating pad on your stomach overnight is a bad idea, it could lead to burns. Be very careful with heating pads. 19 year old lady, with nausea and stomach discomfort. I have no medical or surgical history, medicines or allergies. Make sure you make an appointment with your primary care provider if your nausea and stomach comfort persist. ...Read more
Yes, with caution.: Yes, but cautiously. Do not use on the highest setting, for more than 20 minutes at a time and do NOT fall asleep with it on! ...Read more
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I think erythema ab igne appeared on breast after using heating pad on chest but went away. Does this mean i can't use heat on my chest any more?
Will silicone sheets help fade a deep 2nd degree grease burn that is very red after 3 months?? Its on the arm.
A microwave heated pad has helped me with cramps. I am around 5 weeks along. Is it safe to use hot pad on my lower abdominal? or the heat is harmful ?
A Fetal Hot Tub!!: Think of it this way: You probably take a bath or shower (well, I hope so) so if the heat isn't any hotter than that (or if it is, just for short periods of time) you should be fine. If YOU relax, the BABY (well, right now, the fetus)will relax. Just make sure it doesn't burn you.You'll get all jagged up with pain and a bunch of stress hormones will infest you. The key here: minimize stress ...Read more
Yes: Be careful not to burn yourself. Towel or sheet between pad and skin. Not on high and limit duration. ...Read more
See a doctor: If this is new, you probably should have an exam with your physician. ...Read more
Yes: Should not be a problem. These contain menthol and a salicylate and should not harm your fetus, but might check with your obstetrician for their take on this issue. Have a great baby. ...Read more
Can I get red splotchy rash from a heating pad? Slept on it with no cover on heating pad but I had a shirt on. Now red on my side
Yes: Prolonged use of a heating pad may cause a rash and possibly persistent pigmentation called erythema ab igne. Hot water bottles and heating pads should be used for no more than 20 minutes at a time to avoid damage to the skin and soft tissues. Caution is advised. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more