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iPad Affecting Your Health

Updated: Monday, July 14 2014, 09:15 AM CDT

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Could your iPad be hurting you?

Doctors have seen an uptick in cases of unexplained rashes related to a nickel allergy.

Tablets and smartphones can be built with metal, which some people are allergic to.

Fortunately, the rash isn't life-threatening, although it is uncomfortable.

Doctors in San Diego were able to treat one recent case simply by putting the iPad into a protective case.

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