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Old 01-16-2012, 09:05 AM
 
Location: Chicago
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Hello!

I hope I am in the correct forum for this question. I recently have been having some back pains so I wanted to purchase a heating pad.

I have a gift card for amazon.com and checked out the pads available on the site. They are mostly made by Sunbeam. Some got decent reviews but there were a couple of REALLY bad reviews.

I have some concern with a pad starting a fire or being too cold or too hot. Do any of you have any opinions on heating pads? Which ones to buy? Dangers invovled?

I used to fall asleep with them on when I was a really little at home.
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Old 10-08-2013, 06:05 PM
 
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I have a Sunbeam heating pad and I have never had any problems with it. But I don't usually fall asleep with the heating pad on.
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Old 10-09-2013, 06:07 AM
 
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I have a sunbeam as well, has a 2 hr timer so I can fall asleep with it on. Heats up quickly and has 6 heat settings.

Amazon.com: Sunbeam 2013-912 XpressHeatHeating Pad, Extra Large (12" x 24"): Health & Personal Care
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