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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sheila Calderon
41 years experience Internal Medicine
Depends: Many people have tattoos using different types of ink and different types of metal needles. Your history of eczema should not make you want to draw a ... Read More

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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lori Semel
35 years experience Pediatrics
Tattoo allergy: There are a variety of heavy metals used in tattoos that can possibly cause allergic reactions and nickel is one of them. If you are concerned (as you ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Steven
30 years experience Pediatric Allergy and Asthma
Anything else: The vast majority of people allergic to nickel do not react to other metals such as silver or gold. Alternatively, if you have some nickel-based jewel ... Read More
Dr. Kristin Sokol
12 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Silver, gold: Avoid costume jewelry. Wear only jewelry that is 100% gold or silver.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tracy Sinha
53 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Oral and contact: Nickel causes contact dermatitis, during prennancy eat for one healthy balanced diet lot of fruits, veges and barriers.
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Rosch
49 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Nickel dermatitis: Nickel allergy is a contact dermatitis and the only prevention is avoidance. I am not sure why this results in hospitalization. Are they sure nickel ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Berson
38 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Nickel Alternatives: It is not clear to me if you are speaking of medical applications or jewelry or other nickel exposures. The diagnosis of nickel allergy is best made ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Murphy
29 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Not if nickel: If one has nickel allergy then all products that contain nickel should be avoided.
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
59 years experience Internal Medicine
What exactly: do you mean ..the risks of removal are obviously re-currence of the varicocoele plus the risk of anesthesia. I know of no other "risks" Perhaps you sh ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Gordon
Specializes in Adolescent Medicine
No, it shouldn't : If you remember the periodic table from your HS chemistry class they are different chemical elements and your having a problem with nickel does not po ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Linda Green
45 years experience Pediatric Allergy and Asthma
Possible but not lik: Nickel allergy tens to be chronic but some people will become less sensitive over time especially if they avoid exposure.

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