For children who has Nickel allergy food, anything from jeans with metal buttons to handheld electronic devices can give them an itchy red rash. Called nickel allergy contact dermatitis, nickel allergy is estimated to affect 1.1 million children in the United States.
A nickel allergy is not life threatening, but it can be so bothersome as to interfere with a child’s sleep and cause him to miss school. Sometimes an allergic reaction to nickel is mistaken for an infection, especially if it is near open skin, such as in a pierced ear. Allergy has also been linked to … Read More