Hi Everyone, I know no one has responded to this thread in a while, but goodness when I saw this topic I explained to my husband, "that's exactly what I do!"
I take my heating pad to work, to my sister's when I visit, and I sleep with it on.....I started using one when I was 18 years old when I was diagnosed. I haven't stopped using it since then and I'm 22 years old now. I would take more hot baths instead but we don't have a bathtub, just a stand up shower in our apt. I just wanted to warn you all though, my stomach is badly burned, it even had raw wounds a few times from it, and my scar from my bowel resection a few years ago started to peel and become raw too from using my heating pad so much. I just don't know what to do now because it's the only thing that can comfort me since I have no pain medicine. When I see the doctor and he sees my tummy and tells me to stop using my heating pad I feel embarassed. What to do...
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