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Why You Shouldn't Sleep with a Heating Pad

Submit an Entry: Pictures of Injuries and Burns

By Francisco de La Roxa

Updated May 28, 2012

Why You Shouldn't Sleep with a Heating Pad

Heating pad burn injury!

Location of the injury

Left arm -upper shoulder

What kind of injury is it

Burn due to heating pad.

What happened

Went to sleep while having a heating pad on my arm. No, I didn't go to the hospital because I felt that it wasn't a serious burn. However I went to see my doctor about the burn & he referred me to a dermatologist.

What I'd Do Differently

  • Not to sleep while using a heating pad.

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