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can a person be allergic to silicon - such as a cover for cell phone?

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Dr. Nayla Mumneh
Allergy and Immunology 29 years experience
Contact allergy: I had 2 patients react to their cell phone covers, the markings follow that outline of the phone where you hold it against your cheek, so yes it is possible.

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