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Q.
Are surgical steel and niobium considered to be hypo-allergenic?
- Allison, MD
A.
Yes, both niobium and stainless steel (of which some types are used in surgical applications) are generally tolerated by people who have trouble wearing plated, or even precious, metals. Refer to the resources below for more information about stainless steel and niobium.

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