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How can I prevent a nickel reaction?

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Dr. Nayla Mumneh
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology

In brief: Pure gold

Nickel is in most jewelry that has white gold and other metals.
Wear high karat gold jewelry and avoid direct contact with the skin. The necklace should be above your shirt and avoid earrings. Also your wrist watch can cause a similar reaction and the snap on the jeans and zippers. A cotton undershirt and underwear should prevent direct contact with the skin.

In brief: Pure gold

Nickel is in most jewelry that has white gold and other metals.
Wear high karat gold jewelry and avoid direct contact with the skin. The necklace should be above your shirt and avoid earrings. Also your wrist watch can cause a similar reaction and the snap on the jeans and zippers. A cotton undershirt and underwear should prevent direct contact with the skin.
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