(Closed) I'm feeling sexy…oh wait…:/

posted 6 years ago in Dress
Post # 3
1414 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: June 2012

Ouch!! :-0

Post # 4
717 posts
Busy bee

eehh so sorry that happened!  if it doesn’t get better in a day, go see a doctor for peace of mind

Post # 6
248 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: June 2013

Pinterest is dangerous. Any chance it’s minor frostbite? When I had a foot injury, my doc warned me that using ice packs without wrapping them in a towel first or using them for more than 20 minutes at a time could cause minor frostbite. I’m thinking maybe it is because alcohol and hot water shouldn’t cause any issue but if you put frostbite in hot water…

Post # 8
1438 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: July 2012

OMG, Im sorry that happened to you!!! I hope it just goes away =[

Post # 9
359 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: September 2012

Yikes! I’ve just made a mental note NOT to do the rubbing alcohol + water = ice pack trick!

Post # 10
5428 posts
Bee Keeper

It actually looks like frostbite… Hope it goes away soon!

Post # 11
2820 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: February 2013

I’m betting it’s more likely to be frostbite (it’ll “pink” right up when you put hot water on it). Rubbing alcohol shouldn’t react with hot water to “burn” you, unless you’re allergic to rubbing alcohol.

(Joint response from me, a nurse & my mom, a chemist.)

Post # 12
591 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: April 2012 - St. Philip Catholic Church/Arcadia Brewing Co.

Don’t feel stupid! I did this to myself ages ago when I was a swimmer. Those bags get way colder than regular ice. Also… placing them on wet skin doesn’t help. I have found as long as you wrap them in a dish cloth or something they are ok. Also, I wouldn’t use them for more than 10-15 min at a time.

 Hope it feels better soon!

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