We’ve all done it from time to time; resting our laptops on our laps while watching t.v., at the airport or maybe the doctor’s office. Well, according to a study from the University in Basel, Switzerland, resting a laptop on your thighs can cause a burning itchy rash.
The heat that is created by laptops can lead to a condition now known as “toasted skin syndrome.” With this condition, skin can become discolored or splotchy. Unfortunately, in extreme cases, the damage can even be permanent. You can protect yourself by resting your computer on a laptop pad or at least a thick blanket or pillow.