Laptop Toasted Skin Syndrome Can Give You Discolored Skin. While reading this article, reflect on how long you have positioned your laptop on your lap. Be careful because long exposure of your skin to the heat of your laptop can cause nasty rashes in your skin, which is called “toasted skin syndrome”.
Toasted skin syndrome, also known as erythema ab igne, is caused by too long exposure of skin to the heat of any device like laptops, electric fan and baking stoves. Affected people develop discoloured skin that does not disappear immediately.