nickel allergy

nickel allergy

contact dermatitis caused by skin allergic reaction to nickel contact, e.g. shoe buckles, eyelet holes
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Sure enough, it revealed that she had a nickel allergy.
To be certain, have patch tests done by an allergologist as nickel allergy can affect the eyes.
Nickel allergy is by far the most common contact allergy in the industrial world, with a prevalence of up to 30%, depending on age, sex, and ethnicity.
Some European studies have reported decreasing prevalence of nickel allergy following the European Union Nickel Directive, according to which nickel content and release rates have been limited to less than 0.
Despite nickel is classified as carcinogenic and nickel allergy is common worldwide, the molecular mechanisms responsible of nickel toxicity are not know.
Some of the allergens are following; Food allergens (milk allergy, egg allergy, wheat allergy, peanut allergy, fish allergy, shellfish allergy, sulfite allergy, soy allergy and casein allergy), Seasonal Allergies (summer allergy, winter allergy, autumn allergy, fall allergy), pet allergy (dog allergy and cat allergy), pollen allergy, mold allergy, aspirin allergy, cosmetic allergy, dust allergy, nickel allergy, drug allergy and chemical allergy.
We have a nickel detection kit for our patients--the dimethylglyoxime test--but at this point, allergen avoidance counseling is how we treat nickel allergy," she said.
If you have a nickel allergy, the best way to avoid symptoms is to avoid objects containing nickel," says board-certified dermatologist Jenny Eileen Murase, MD, FAAD, assistant clinical professor of dermatology, University of California San Francisco (UCSF) Medical Center.
Skin test showed he had a nickel allergy, and the doctors stated that it is due to the iPad his family had bought in 2010.
But beware - cut-price jewellery is often made from metals containing nickel, and wearing them daily can lead to a nickel allergy, causing rashes, itching and redness.