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A 23-year-old male asked:

Can nickel allergy from dental braces being worn lead to any sort of allergic/ eosinophilic gastritis? which causes stomach pain relieved by antacids

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 54 years experience
No: Not that I know of. If you are having GI distress it would be prudent to see your Primary Care Physician or a specialist Gastroenterologist for history, examination, and appropriate testing. If required, referral to a specialist Allergist will be made. Also, inform the General Dentist or specialist Orthodontist of your symptoms so he/she can communicate with your physicians.
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 54 years experience
Provided original answer
While there are people who are allergic to nickel, the symptoms you describe are not common.
Apr 11, 2019

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