Metal allergies come in many forms but being allergic to gold is actually very rare. It would be unwise to give a nickel or nickel blended engagement ring to someone who loves swimming.
The other common cause of wedding ring dermatitis is simply when moisture or soap get trapped under your ring.
Allergic to nickel wedding ring. Allergies this includes food and medication allergies. Wedding ring rash is usually caused by an allergy to nickel that leaches out of the wedding ring says shari. It can happen to anyone allergies or not and it can happen with any type of ring.
You could be married happily for 5 years when suddenly you develop allergies to your ring. However in more serious cases wedding ring dermatitis is caused by an allergy to the metal in the ring itself. You could try.
It s usually caused by a reaction to nickel in the ring or a buildup of debris. And if you are truly allergic to nickel then white gold is certainly off limits. If you suspect an allergy to your wedding ring there are several strategies that you can use to limit skin reactions.
The most common cause of ring dermatitis is an allergy to nickel which is used as an alloy to harden gold and silver in many jewelry pieces. If you ve had an allergic reaction to a gold ring it s much more likely that nickel is the culprit. Wedding ring rash is most commonly caused by either an actual allergy to the nickel component of the ring itself or an irritation from the buildup of soap and or debris under the ring.
You can develop nickel allergies at any time in your life. Platinum or rhodium are hard metals and would provide a layer of protection. Nickel free wedding rings by my trio rings.
For people who are allergic to nickel many types of jewelry will cause rashes. We have made it possible for our curated collection of rings to be crafted without nickel for one. Not a plating on the inner surface of the ring.
A person who is allergic to certain meds or foods may also be sensitive to certain metals. Our collection of nickel free wedding rings allows those who suffer from a nickel allergy to wear their wedding ring all day everyday. When a piece of jewelry made from nickel is worn from time to time it may not trigger a reaction but with a wedding ring worn daily it can certainly trigger an allergic reaction and wedding ring dermatitis.
Though there are other metals that cause allergic reactions those are much less common and most people who suffer from dermatitis have a specific issue with nickel. These hypoallergenic rings are specific to a nickel allergy not including less common allergy inducing alloys. If a good piece of jewelry that you wear daily such as a wedding ring causes a reaction ask a jeweler about having it plated in a less allergic metal such as platinum.
There s no such thing as too much information when jewelry. Am i allergic to gold. Always err on the side of caution.
Often the rash may occur even after many years of wearing the same ring without any problems.