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Could I have developed an allergy to the nickel fastening on my jeans?

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Dr. Gary Steven
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
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In brief: Yes

An allergy to the nickel in the fastener is common, and there's no way to make this sensitivity go away; all you can do is eliminate contact with any nickel-containing metals.
Choosing clothing and jewelry that have no nickel works best, but you can also paint the inside of the fastener with clear nail polish so the metal doesn't actually come in contact with your skin.

In brief: Yes

An allergy to the nickel in the fastener is common, and there's no way to make this sensitivity go away; all you can do is eliminate contact with any nickel-containing metals.
Choosing clothing and jewelry that have no nickel works best, but you can also paint the inside of the fastener with clear nail polish so the metal doesn't actually come in contact with your skin.
Dr. Gary Steven
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Dr. Raj Syal
Obstetrics & Gynecology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

Nickle allergy is common.

In brief: Yes

Nickle allergy is common.
Dr. Raj Syal
Dr. Raj Syal
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