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If you rub gold on your forehead and it leaves a black streak does that really mean you have anemia?

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Dr. Yale Kanter
Ophthalmology

In brief: Anemia

The black streak is related to a chemical reaction on the surface of the gold and is not indicative of anemia, .

In brief: Anemia

The black streak is related to a chemical reaction on the surface of the gold and is not indicative of anemia, .
Dr. Yale Kanter
Dr. Yale Kanter
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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics

In brief: No

Gold keeps its brilliant shine for thousands and thousands of years because it does not react with other substances.
This is one of the reasons gold jewelry stays beautiful forever. Real gold does not react with skin.

In brief: No

Gold keeps its brilliant shine for thousands and thousands of years because it does not react with other substances.
This is one of the reasons gold jewelry stays beautiful forever. Real gold does not react with skin.
Dr. Robert Kwok
Dr. Robert Kwok
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