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Can heat pads damage eggs & ovaries? Used one for 1.5 hours due to cramps, fell asleep and have a reddened patch of skin. We are TTC.

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Dr. Katharine Cox
Pediatrics - Emergency Medicine
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In brief: No

The skin is very protective and likely absorbed most of the heat.
It would be very unusual to damage your ovaries containing your eggs. All the best.

In brief: No

The skin is very protective and likely absorbed most of the heat.
It would be very unusual to damage your ovaries containing your eggs. All the best.
Dr. Katharine Cox
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