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Nickel allergy is a very common form of Allergic Contact Dermatitis (ACD).  A rash develops after contact with nickel and may have the following characteristics(s): redness, itching, swelling, hives, and/or cracks.


The most common sites for nickel allergy are the earlobes, neck, and wrist where metal touches the skin.  In children, one of the most common signs of nickel allergy is a rash on the central abdomen from snaps/buttons.  For more information on nickel allergy visit Nickel Allergy 101-- Causes, symptoms, treatment and prevention.


Easily avoid nickel with Nickel Solution™ featuring Nickel Alert™ and Nickel Guard™.



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