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A 35-year-old male asked:

i keep getting red itchy marks around my neck and sometimes around my wrists.it comes and goes and i have no idea what it is.could it be an allergy ?

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Dr. Powlin Manuel
Allergy and Immunology 51 years experience
Nickel allergy?: Good evening, red and itchy marks around the neck and around wrists could be due to contact allergy to nickel, which is often present in wrist watches and chain worn on the neck. First treat the rash with cortisone cream until the rash goes away and avoid contact with any metallic wrist or neck wears.

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Last updated Apr 26, 2013

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