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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Vaginal and Uterus Health
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User :   whenever I use my laptop computer and it goes on my knees, on my lap my vagina gets extremely sore and begins to burn / hurt.
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   I am
Doctor :   Bottom of laptop generates heat and if body is exposed to heat , the skin gets irritated
User :   it dosn't feel like it's the skin at all
Doctor :   and you feel like electric shock like sensation
Doctor :   OK
User :   its a constant pain, as well.
Doctor :   OK
User :   i might have it for a few hours after i put away the laptop
Doctor :   Is ur laptop getting hot?
Doctor :   What company is heat
User :   pardon?
User :   it's an HP the laptop isn't hot
User :   it's brand new
Doctor :   OK
Doctor :   So it happens only when you keep in lap
User :   yeah
Doctor :   I know it is simple to say for me but If I were you I use a small stool and use the lap top
Doctor :   There r cases of burning with lap taps
User :   i'm just scared its cancer or osmething
Doctor :   Laptop also causing some vibrating sansation
Doctor :   people are sensitive to that vabrations
Doctor :   it is not cancer or some thing
User :   well i'm scared of the radiation of the laptop to be honest
Doctor :   I recommned you but fan for laptop atleats
User :   because laptops create a lot of radiation .
Doctor :   Y
User :   cancer can be caused by excess radiation
User :   i have a fan
User :   and a stand for it
Doctor :   But the radiation from laptaos is not enough to cause cancer
User :   i'm just not sure why its doing thsi
User :   it's on a fan and a stand of it's own...and on my lap
User :   so it's not directly on me
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   But I confident it wont cause radiation induced cancer
User :   okay
Doctor :   Make sure the laltop is not directly on your body
User :   it's not
Doctor :   OK
Doctor :   Do you have any other medical problems?
Doctor :   are you allergic any metal?
User :   no.
User :   i pierce and tattoo, and have both so i know im not alergic to any chemicals / metals
Doctor :   OK
Doctor :   people scare you laptops cause infertility, cancer etc but that is not true
Doctor :   it not proven
Doctor :   WHat I suggest you keep distance and use stool, fan
Doctor :   Everybody reacts differently
User :   it shouldn't be doing this regardless though
Doctor :   some people are very sensitive some people use it in lap even if it hot
User :   i know every body reacts differently....but to an extent where i have a fan, and a table for it...and its on my lap and this is still happening
User :   it's not the heat
Doctor :   OK
Doctor :   Ergonomically if any equipment causing any problem we have to use it diffetnt way so that we are safe
Doctor :   I am assuring you it will not cause any nerve damage, skin cance, vaginal cancer
User :   ok.
User :   how was that prooven
User :   i could have sworn i heard about it theo ther ady
Doctor :   There are some research studies,
Doctor :   but they are not proven
User :   there was one done in the states i'm reading that they cause mutilatinos of cells. which in form can turn to cancer
User :   mutation *
Doctor :   Send me the articles I will review and read and respond
Doctor :   They are not proven
User :   just search it on google
User :   its a new article that will pop up

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