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Symptoms of titanium allergies?

Symptoms of titanium allergies?

Nothing special: Allergic reactions are pretty common and for the most part not specific to the specific antigen (cause). If the exposure to titanium is direct skin contact, would expect redness and possible swelling there. See:http://j.Mp/vgz70k. ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu
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Allergies (Definition)

Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more


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Symptoms of titanium allergy or toxicity?

Symptoms of titanium allergy or toxicity?

none: To my knowlege titanium is biologically inert meaning it cannot cause an allergic reaction. However, if you have dental implants placed it is possible that the implants are failing or need to be looked at by your dentist. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of a titanium allergy from implant?

What are symptoms of a titanium allergy from implant?

Rare: Titanium allergy is rare. Usually other metals cause these implant allergies. If you have redness and pain starting several weeks after an implant see your dentist or surgeon and seek their cooperation with an allergist to best diagnose and treat this situation. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of titanium allergy or toxicity from implant?

What are symptoms of titanium allergy or toxicity from implant?

titanium allergy: Not to downplay your concerns, titanium allergy is very rare and most always associated with jewelry. It is found in most all paints, rings, body piercings, replacement knees, hips, laptop covers and even toothpaste! any symptoms arising after an implant can raise suspicions, but 'documented' allergy to titanium is more a by product of a cottage industry (allergy testing) than a clinical finding. ...Read more

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How common is titanium allergy form dental implants. When can it shows up or develop? What are the symptoms and treatments if any.

How common is titanium allergy form dental implants. When can it shows up or develop? What are the symptoms  and  treatments if any.

Very rare: Titanium allergy is very rare, but it has been documented. The allergy may prevent the long term integration of your bone to the implant. http://www.biovis.de/resources/titanium_allergy.pdf http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pubmed/18705814. ...Read more

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Can an allergy to titanium cause problems if one has filshie clips?

Can an allergy to titanium cause problems if one has filshie clips?

Titanium allergy: I suppose it is possible, there have been reports of people having problems with them, part of the problem is that allergy to titanium is not as prevalent as other allergies and people coming into contact with titanium is not as prevalent as well. Many dental implant materials, as well as prosthetic implant materials are made of titanium because of the low incidence of allergic reaction. ...Read more

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I am allergic to all metals but titanium. It causes a skin reaction of redness and swelling. I was debating getting a tattoo. Can I with this allergy?

I am allergic to all metals but titanium. It causes a skin reaction of redness and swelling. I was debating getting a tattoo. Can I with this allergy?

Would not advise it: it may be wise you're not to do the tattoo. If you wish to pursue your choice you need to see a dermatologist who can skin test you to see exactly what metals you may be allergic to. A lot of people are allergic to nickel, but a dermatologist can clarify this. ...Read more