I'm having the same issue, both from the band and from the back of the watch. Caveat: I do have a nickel allergy, so I'm not super surprised by a metal object irritating me, but look at how extreme the rubber watch band has affected my wrist! It's the same band that came with the watch originally. I take off my watch every time I shower and I don't do a lot of heavy physical activity, so it's not sweat accumulation, nor do I wear the band tightly. But this level of irritation can't POSSIBLY occur from simple friction and grime. This is clearly a chemical reaction. Where the watch usually sits: mild reaction. Outside of the wrist. The worst of the damage, inside the wrist. Looks like a chemical burn.
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