NBC News – Dr. Jeffrey Weinberg: "Fitbit Force Users Report Skin Rashes from the Device"

Some users of the Fitbit Force, a fitness tracking wristband meant to be worn day and night, are saying that the device has given them contact dermatitis, a red, itchy skin reaction that's often caused by an allergic reaction.

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"If you're a Fitbit Force user who's prone to this kind of skin irritation, the best way to get rid of the rash is to stop wearing the device, and take the refund the company is offering or return it for another model," said Jeffrey Weinberg, MD, Associate Clinical Professor of Dermatology with the Mount Sinai Health System. Learn more