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Cobalt allergy

Cobalt allergy: Introduction

Cobalt allergy: Cobalt chloride allergy usually refers to an allergic response to cobalt which is found in things such as belt buckles, buttons, zips and wet cement. Symptoms usually occur when the article comes into contact with the skin and hence usually results in skin symptoms. Exposure to cobalt can also occur in an occupational setting. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Cobalt allergy is available below.

Symptoms of Cobalt allergy

  • Localized skin itching
  • Localized skin redness
  • Localized skin blistering
  • Localized skin swelling
  • Localized skin rash
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Treatments for Cobalt allergy

  • Avoid coming into direct contact with products made of cobalt. Symptoms may be alleviated with topical steroids, antibiotics (for secondary infections) and moisturizing creams. Preventative measures may also include spray shields which can form a barrier between the skin and the jewellery or other item
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