Oh No! Something Else to Worry About: Car Seat Warmers Can Cause ‘Toasted Skin’ Rash, Scarring

“The heat isn’t hot enough to burn the skin, so most people don’t even know there’s a problem.”

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WCCO (Minneapolis) reports:

A popular feature many of us have in our cars could be leaving us permanently scarred.

Doctors say heated seats can lead to a skin condition called Toasted Skin Syndrome.

It’s not actually a burn, but a rash caused by prolonged exposure to a warm temperature. Safety experts say heated seats average 105 degrees…

Read the entire report.

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