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What is Jewellery allergy?

What is Jewellery allergy?

  • Jewellery allergy: Jewellery 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.

Jewellery allergy: Introduction

Types of Jewellery allergy:

Broader types of Jewellery allergy:

What causes Jewellery allergy?

Causes of Jewellery allergy: see causes of Jewellery allergy
Cause of Jewellery allergy: Nickle containing items include: jewellery, watches, belt buckles, jeans studs, metal zips, bra hooks, metal buttons, mobile phones, lipstick holders, cigarette lighter, razor, keys, pens and glasses frame. Various household items such as toasters and cutlery and even money may also pose problems for some people.

What are the symptoms of Jewellery allergy?

Symptoms of Jewellery allergy: see symptoms of Jewellery allergy

Jewellery allergy: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Jewellery allergy.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Jewellery allergy.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Jewellery allergy: Allergist/Immunologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Jewellery allergy.
Treatments for Jewellery allergy: see treatments for Jewellery allergy

Name and Aliases of Jewellery allergy

Main name of condition: Jewellery allergy

Other names or spellings for Jewellery allergy:

Nickel allergy, Nickel allergy dermatitis

 

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