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Nickel contact allergy

Nickel contact allergy: Introduction

Nickel contact allergy: Nickel contact allergy usually refers to an allergic response to nickel which is found in most jewellery. Even high carat gold has some nickel content which may pose problems for some people. Symptoms usually only involve the skin that is in contact with the jewellery. Nickel may also be found in watch straps, belt buckles and jeans studs. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Nickel contact allergy is available below.

Symptoms of Nickel contact allergy

  • Localized skin itching
  • Localized skin redness
  • Localized skin blistering
  • Localized skin swelling
  • Localized skin rash
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Treatments for Nickel contact allergy

  • Avoid wearing jewellery containing nickel. Symptoms may be alleviated with topical steroids, antihistamines, 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
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