Systemic Nickel Allergy Syndrome #nickelallergy #SNAS #systemicnickelallergysyndrome

Wait, what? There is another type of nickel allergy. Systemic nickel allergy syndrome is usually self-diagnosed unless you are in Italy most doctors think a nickel allergy is just a rash. So here are some of the symptoms a nickel allergy can present in your daily life if you are not successful limiting it.

But before that let us peruse where nickel can be found and if you have already read my other blogs post, you can skip this.

When Food Becomes your Enemy {nickel allergy diet] #foodallergy #nickelallergy #nickel
7 Ways Nickel can be Found in Soil #nickelallergy #nickelychallenged #soil
8 Ways your Water is Contaminated #contamination #health #nickelallergy #nickelychallenged #nickel #allergies
7 Ways you're Inhaling Nickel. #Air, #health #breathing #pollution #feature #nickelallergy #nickelychallenged #allergy

Systemic nickel allergy syndrome (SNAS) is characterized by contact dermatitis associated with systemic symptoms after ingestion of foods containing nickel. – World Allergy Organization Journal

  • contact dermatitis

  • pompholyx

  • hand dermatitis dyshidrosis

  • urticaria – hives

  • headache

  • asthenia – abnormal physical weakness or lack of energy.

  • itching

  • gastrointestinal disorders related to histopathological alterations of gastrointestinal mucosa, borderline with celiac disease


In rare cases, a nickel allergy can also lead to respiratory problems, including: Mostly if you are inhaling nickel like factory smoke, dust, and smoke (ie cigarette smoke or any other smoking product)

  • Runny Nose

  • Nasal Inflammation

  • Asthma

  • Sneezing


Patients with contact dermatitis to nickel, gastrointestinal symptoms, and urticaria must be investigated about the ingestion of foods containing nickel. – World Allergy Organization Journal

So here you have it. It also causes muscle aches, but I digress. Yours truly has experienced almost all of these symptoms, but nerve pains take the cake. Mer! Hopefully, we can figure those out soon. Let say smoking of any kind or touching smokes leaves me in so much pain. I sanitize everything.

But till next time

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