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Question: Why is my watch band burning my wrist

The metal prong is seriously causing allergic reaction

Apple Watch Series 3, iOS 11.1

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Nov 12, 2017 2:29 AM in response to Jkuzell In response to Jkuzell


If you experience redness, swelling, itchiness or any other irritation or discomfort on your skin around or beneath your watch or band, Apple recommends that you remove your Apple Watch and consult a doctor / physician before wearing it again.

Skin reactions can be a result of various causes including:

  • Allergies (eg to nickel).
  • Extended exposure to irritants (eg soap or sweat).
  • Environmental factors.
  • Wearing the band too tightly or too loosely.

More information, including tips from Apple:

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