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If I get a rash every time I wear silver earrings, does that mean i'm allergic to silver?

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Dr. Mika Hiramatsu
Pediatrics

In brief: Not necessarily

You are probably reacting to nickel.
Some people react even to "hypoallergenic" earrings. You can paint the earrings with clear nail polish and avoid the rash. Treat the rash with over-the-counter hydrocortisone.

In brief: Not necessarily

You are probably reacting to nickel.
Some people react even to "hypoallergenic" earrings. You can paint the earrings with clear nail polish and avoid the rash. Treat the rash with over-the-counter hydrocortisone.
Dr. Mika Hiramatsu
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