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Medical Any reaction between metal and sensitivity skin?

  1. Jun 3, 2012 #1
    Three substances of nickel, chromium and cobalt, lead to dermatitis ratio accounted for 25 substances, the first, third and fourth place.

    Does anyone have any suggestions on what kind of reactions between metal and sensitivity skin?

    Thanks in advance for any suggestions
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  3. Jun 3, 2012 #2


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    If you have nickel allergy, your body reacts to nickel and possibly to other metals, such as cobalt and palladium.

    The cause of nickel allergy is unknown, but sensitivity to nickel may, in part, be inherited (genetic).

    Ostensibly it is chemical of some kind.

    Nickel dermatitis - http://www.jpad.org.pk/January-March-2011/1.Editorial%20Nickel%20dermatitis.pdf [Broken] - cites nickel ions.
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  4. Jun 22, 2012 #3
    Metal reacts with the Sensitive skin and this reaction may lead to some sort of allergy...
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