Your favorite electronic gadget could be to blame! That’s because the cases of some smartphones and tablets contain the metal nickel, which can trigger allergies. In fact, according to dermatologist Dr. Sharon Jacob, 25% of people who get tested for skin allergies are allergic to nickel. And when a lot of Dr. Jacob’s patients put a cover on their tablets and phones, the allergic reaction cleared up.
Again, see if you can eliminate an itchy rash just by getting a new smartphone cover!