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Why does my skin rash when I wear fake gold jewlry?

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Dr. Tara Passow
Dermatology
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In brief: Allergy to metal

Nickel is the most likely metal to cause allergic reactions of the skin.
However other metals can also, even gold rarely. Inexpensive jewelry often will contain nickel.

In brief: Allergy to metal

Nickel is the most likely metal to cause allergic reactions of the skin.
However other metals can also, even gold rarely. Inexpensive jewelry often will contain nickel.
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