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Has your cell phone given you a rash?

October 16, 2008 12:00:00 AM PDT
Experts are warning - if you have an unexplained rash on your cheeks or ears - it could be caused by your cell phone.It's a new medical phenomenon called "mobile phone dermatitis."

Doctors in London started seeing patients with a red, itchy rash. And it turned out those patients spent a lot of time on their cell phones.

Dermatologists think the rash may be the result of an allergic reaction to the nickel surface on mobile phones.

 

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