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Every time I wear a "cheap" necklace I get itchy bumps on the back of my neck. How do I make them go away?
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Dr. Gary Steven
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
8 doctors agree
In brief: Stop wearing it
Cortisone cream will help the reaction heal.
Coat the necklace and any other nickel-containing materials you wear with clear nail polish to prevent your skin (immune system) from coming in contact with nickel.

In brief: Stop wearing it
Cortisone cream will help the reaction heal.
Coat the necklace and any other nickel-containing materials you wear with clear nail polish to prevent your skin (immune system) from coming in contact with nickel.
Dr. Gary Steven
Dr. Gary Steven
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Dr. Francine Yep
Family Medicine
5 doctors agree
In brief: Other prevention tip
Look for jewelry that's "hypoallergenic" or marked nickel free.
And if you have something you love, can't part with but it's bumpy-making, then agree with dr. S's clear fingernail polish diy tip.

In brief: Other prevention tip
Look for jewelry that's "hypoallergenic" or marked nickel free.
And if you have something you love, can't part with but it's bumpy-making, then agree with dr. S's clear fingernail polish diy tip.
Dr. Francine Yep
Dr. Francine Yep
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Dr. Paul Carter
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
3 doctors agree
In brief: Don't wear nickel.
Nickel is used as a hardener in metals such as jewelry.
Avoids costume jewelry to prevent rash and use Hydrocortisone cream to relieve the current rash.

In brief: Don't wear nickel.
Nickel is used as a hardener in metals such as jewelry.
Avoids costume jewelry to prevent rash and use Hydrocortisone cream to relieve the current rash.
Dr. Paul Carter
Dr. Paul Carter
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