Dyshidrotic Eczema triggered by nickel allergy in braces by Anna Maria S ..... Dyshidrotic Eczema, Pompholyx Support Forum
Date: 7/31/2017 8:49:04 AM ( 5 years ago ago)
Jessica P. Pellegrino posted this message on facebook.
Just wanted to share that my daughter with Dyshidrotic Eczema went through prick testing -- no reactions -- then patch testing (the North American Comprehensive 80 [NAC-80] version), and had a strong nickel reaction.
We had her braces taken off (is having a nickel-free retainer made, then she will get Invisalign in a few years).
Within a day her rash was noticeably calmer. Three weeks later, it is gone!
We tried endless creams, ointments and diet changes first.
I know not everyone gets definitive results from allergy testing, but we are fortunate to now have a clear direction.
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