Sometimes you simply can’t make it to the bed (or even bedroom) in time, so you wind up on the floor. While that spontaneity can be a turn-on, the rug burn surely isn’t. Even so, Dr. Dweck says she sees rug burn injuries all the time in her practice.
This inflamed skin caused by friction might not feel great, but it’s not usually a serious injury. Bust out the first-aid kit with a little ointment and a Band-Aid or gauze, if necessary, and you’ll prevent an infection and heal up in no time. And for future reference, throw a blanket down for a little extra cushion before you get busy.