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touch causes rust?

I have a problem with my skin.  Whenever I touch unprotected metal (steel, iron, or aluminum) it will begin to rust or corrode.  This is a big problem for me since I am a mechanic and all my hand tools and tool box is constantly rusty.  I went to a dermatologist and was told to wear gloves when I work.  I would like to see if there is anyone else out there with this problem.  Could it be the Ph of my skin?  To high acididity or alkalinity?  This is really bugging me.
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