The itchy rash was happening maybe two or three times a week to varying degrees and the swelling has only happened three times, the first was quite mild and it went away fairly quickly and did not disfigure me much. I'm gunna give a build a go though. There is just too many things that we dont know about them. Steel? The constant ringing is annoying and i hope it one day goes away. American Osteopathic College of Dermatology. After having terrible reactions including night sweats, sleep issues, headaches, chills, detached/foggy sensation, and fatigue I am going to stop vaping myself. I went to see my doctors and both my general physician and ENT doctor had little knowledge about e-cig and the allergies it may cause. On the way to the doctors now. Im not sure its about PG-VG ratio, but perhaps its the flavouring. Stopped smoking Blu ecig for two months. Nickel or nickel sulfate hexahydrate is a common allergen that causes contact dermatitis in sensitized individuals. I have experienced most of them personally and I know for certain vapping as it stands now unregulated is dangerous period. So glad I found this website, I thought I was dying or riddled with cancer. it also raises the heart beat by 20 beats per minute. I also developed rosacea on my face. So you prefer 4000 other chemicals in cigarettes as your preferred poison? Foods with Nickel. E cigs seriously need to be regulated. Monica Angel says. I used 50/50 blend in my juices. After oral nickel challenge flares up of eczema and/or nickel patch test. IF YOU REALLY WANTED TO KNOW WHAT WAS GOING ON, AND YOU WERE THOROUGH, YOU WOULD NOT BE SCREAMING ABOUT ITCHING. Weeks into smoking the I taste. This means having two tanks (I have about 25 tanks but hey). No amount of benedryl helped. Who knows whats in a lot of them? About a month ago i started getting sore eyes,head aches,general grogginess.I couldnt work out what was causing it so basically just ignored it.Then came the rashes, on my face,back and hands.Went to the doctor and he said it was an allergic reaction to something.So the process of elimination started,i exercise,eat and sleep well,generally a healthy person and i hadnt added or changed anythjing part of my lifestyle.This is my 3rd day without vaping and my rashes have pretty much gone,eyes dont feel sore and no headaches.Im convinced this is no coincidence.Although this is excellent i can feel my nicotine cravings starting to kick in and wonder how long itll be before i pick up a pack of cigerettes. Nickel can cause contact eczema in some people. Even when there is no bump, and I feel my eyebrow with my fingers, I can feel that its permanently thicker than my other eyebrow. Tried vaping for 3 weeks and have had an 2 abscesses on my gum. Interestingly, both traditional and e-cigarette consumption by non-smokers was found to provoke short-term effects on platelet function, increasing platelet activation (levels of soluble CD40 ligand and the adhesion molecule P-selectin) and platelet aggregation, although to a lesser extent with e-cigarettes . Interesting comments.. Have you done the maths to correlate amount of e liquid vaping per day compared to the nicotine intake from tobacco cigarettes? One poster described it perfectly, its just like coming in contact with fiberglass. Its horrible. VGs much nicer, since that prob. I recommend those experiencing mouth issues should rinse after every vape with mouthwash, saltwater, or hydrogen peroxide. To stop smoking again so started e cigs again and with in two days worst itching and staining pain in the ears I no its the cause !!! I recently started smokin the ecig and still smoked cigarettes after 2 days i started having feelings in my body as if i was a drug abuser not having drugs in my system and were so severe that i was having body spazms, feelings like i wanted to jump out of my skin shaky overall horrible sleep, sweating and lethargy. Does anyone know if someone who has used this brand e-cig. Nickel is widely used in everyday items plus medical devices and implants. This content does not have an Arabic version. Are they Teflon? Since like cigarettes, there is a nicotine option, you may be feeling a buzz. Intermittent sharp needle poke pains in eye balls. Vaping can also irritate your lungs, making current allergies worse, and agitating asthma. Thanks to everyone who contributed their experiences and thoughts on this. I have been vaping for 2 years, but for the past year have had dreadful problems with tonsil stones. Home test kits are available to check for nickel in metal items. I can hardly talk and after 24 hours its gone down but it really hurts, I vaped in various forms over the past two years with no problem then bam, this starts happening which is really weird. Okay I have the same problem , thought it was ecig , quit guess what its not the ecig! Im wearing singlets to not aggravate my neck area. It almost feels like your entire bloodstream is infected. The nickel allergy looks like a red patch and bumps on the skin. I also had breakouts on my back, mostly (red bumps). Hope it is not. Vaping generally affects three main systems: Mouth and airways: Irritation, cough and increased airway resistance. Anyone else with Sam complaints? I had scratched so hard that it bled. I have had no hives or anything like that with the vape. Im going through a bad reaction tooMy face mouth and throat are burning really bad..Im going to stop all together..this is not right . I quit smoking cigs about 3 weeks ago too, and my skin has been breaking out, dizzy, sore throat, and had a headache for 3 days. I ordered pure VG from Virgin Vapor and having been smoking it for about three weeks now and today, I am starting to feel all the same old symptoms. ALL these things can be caused by: stopping smoking , allergy (to anything i guess including ecigs), and infections so I wouldnt pass them off without testing if that really is the issuestopping smoking makes you ill with many symptoms (most not to do with nicotine withdrawal) including hypoglycemia (! Here are my symptoms. Last two weeks my face is full of pimples sore mouth and general terrible skin! Since this could also cure my snoring problem I agreed but it wasnt a walk in the park. I dont want to go back to smoking, anyone any ideas. I wanted to ask you if your health has gotten better? Then, I decided to give up ecigs completely. My eyelid is still twitching, I still have muscle tremor when I use my strength, still get random spasms. Spent 4 months now with same pain in chest non stop feeling of anxiety through the worry, had numerous other tests done at docs blood samples everything nothing showing up. I have been vamping since October,everything was fine until a month ago,had no cigs and my breathing has never been better,but a month ago have developed this rash,which is very itchy at night.I read the report about allergy,and have given up using e- cigs,a month ago,on antihistamines from the docto for 2 weeks,but the the itchy rash has not cleared,will give it another 2 weeks,then I will be back to the doctor.Can anyone tell me how long does this rash take to clear. Hope your feeling better. 200. Switch from propylene glycol to vegetable glycerin, lower the nicotine content, change e-liquid brand, do whatever it takes and youre bound to find what works for you at some point, but going back to smoking tobacco is the worst thing you can do. Hi just want to add my situation. The specifics arent being covered. I started smoking e cig in 2010 after about a year.MAJOR skin issues. These things are no good. This thread has made my mind up that it is definitely without a doubt that vaping is the cause. I have used e cigs before but not as a rule. I knew it was a sign but ignored it. I grabbed my ecig and just sat there thinkingwhat has changed in my life? Stopped again, started four months ago with these new high powered, large vapor devices and whammo, my god the bumps on my hands, cold sores that I havent had in two years from the last time I vaped. The bites appeared in clusters, which is a very big sign of bedbugs, and the burning itchy sensation was also very similar. Im quitting ecigs today to see if it helps. Thought I was doing great..2 months no normal cigs! When I jump down in nic levels there is always a correlation with the Area clearing up substantially, We all can do this!!!! Ive quit Ecigs and went back to analogs over these years and the head and face and ear pain has never subsided.. Im beginning to think that back when I started sucking on my ecig all the day long that the higher dose of nicotine triggered an allergic reaction to the nic an allergy that I never had prior. i just got into vaping.been using it for about a week now..im trying to quit smoking because im having trouble breathing.so i decided to try vape..in 5days using vape i only smoked 2 cigs..but the thing is.i feel like im going to have a fever i also get slight headache numbness in my arms everytime i vape.im only using 6mg of nicotine because i only smoke 5-8cigs a day.im not sure if im allergic to the pg/vg thingy or maybe im smoking alot more than i used to.. Me to!Ive had a tightening in my back,numbing sensation,thought it was pneumonia,starting taking antibiotics,didnt help,then I knew it was vaping,I really dont think its wise to inhale liquid anything!Still feeling sick, I quit smoking over two years ago but in the last six months I began vaping. Nichrome coils get much MUCH hotter than that. I am on the patches / gum and am having 2-3 cigarettes a day. Been vaping over 4 years now have always loved it as believed it was not affecting my health in any way. I quite this shit. I had started vaping on a mech mod with dripping, which means more liquid, but still only 6 mg nicotine. Im also adamant.that behind all this acne breakout thing that sebum is involved, maybe due to the fact that these e-cigs are dehydrating our bodies and no matter how much water we drink its having an effect, you see if your skin is dry what does your body do? . The only obvious benefit has been that I have been putting 10 a day into a large glass spaghetti jar towards next years holiday. I know I didnt do anything to injure. One time I woke up frustrated and anxious. So I experimented with many others. I switched to a mod with an r.d.a. I VE been happily vaping for over a year now,started of a light user then gradually increased the amount i was using it. Quit for real or smoke the real cigs. https://vaperanks.com/am-i-allergic-to-electronic-cigarettes/#comment-68065. I eventually went to the doctor this Monday and she wasnt sure what was up, but put me on an antibiotic. 2nd: The spelling, grammar and punctuation on this site is almost as upsetting as my rash! Few months later, I was going down the stairs and noticed my legs shaking only when I bend them. Your response made my eyes pop because it is exactly what I am experiencing. please share how long it took for your symptoms to subside! Just under 2.2 % of people who responded had rashes after vaping PG-containing juice, about 3.6 % had pimples or hives, just under 2.6 % experienced burning or stinging sensations and about 3 % had itching sensations. CBD for Allergies. Depression, diarrhea, dizziness etc. You notice that you start to feel nauseous when you are handling the e juice and it gets on ur fingers? Just ordered some 100% VG Juice aqnd will try that. flavor. I use an Itaste 3.3vv E-cig and Tsunami 24mg tobacco flavor E-juice. mild chest rash. Top of Page. Doctors have told her for 6 months now that its allergies, although no medications have helped. Dermatologists need to inquire about vaping, especially when patients present with contact dermatitis or burn injuries. for those who cant Back to marboros I go.. Gee, that is rough. I have now gone to 6m. Hope you do too. This was crazy. Ive got to be done for my lifes sake, The scaley itchy skin on my face and upper arms is definitely from vaping. A quick late night google search about allergies to ecigs told me everything I needed to knowit was the propylene glycolafter a couple of weeks of no ecig the rash went away. have you guys tried litejoy e liquid?im using blueberry ,mint/menthol and strawberry flavors .I get itchy eyes from the strawberry but im fine with menthol ,blueberry and tobacco flavors. And the tons of bad advice on here is rediculous like go back to smoking analogs its safer Really!. I had that motherfucker cleaned so bad it was close to animal abuse! So relieved to finally figure this out. 1. So many things that touch our skin can irritate it or cause an allergic reaction, leading to an itchy and sometimes painful rash. I thought it had to be soap, or shampoo, I literally tried everything (different pg/vg, no pg, literally nothing worked except quitting)until i could not deny it anymore.If I can quit vaping anyone can. Until one night, while I was sitting on my couch, it happened! After i quit felt so much relief after 3 days and continued to improve daily. It was no use, I was still getting these bites in the weirdest places! This needs to get publicised big time. My belly, legs, arms, back! If you work in an occupation that constantly exposes you to nickel, your risk of developing an allergy may be higher than it is for someone who doesn't work with the metal. Have tried gargling with hydrogen peroxide and using CB12 mouthwash, but to no avail. I have been vaping for six years. All I know is Id rather smoke or quit cold turkey than deal with the side effects of e-cigs that I have dealt with in the past. Most people pointing the the PG in the e-liquid. I have gone through the exact thing as you Larry . I dont want to go back to smoking cigs. Its pretty damn miserable Im only 28, but feel 80. But never in my life have I had so many itchy bumps. Smoked for 30 years. Is anyone else experiencing an itchy head?? Im bummed. The symptoms of nickel allergy can be mild, or severe enough to be disabling. I do like that it only took two days of using the eCig to quit smoking. Now think that it was PG in my toothpaste at the time. Since it was on my left side doctor did EKG and found nothing. Will investigate further. And white lumpy burning spots all over face and chest which no doctor seems to no whats going on untill today I spoke to my friend who started vaping two days ago has chronic ear pain pain and lumps all over her face the same as mine these need investigating further some days I thought I was going to die with the pain in my head I couldnt get off the pillow my advise is bin them fast !! The only other brand i can use is made by STARFIRE without having any symptons. Anyway, swallowing problems, mucus buildup in throat, chest problem like heartburn feelings. I bought the liquid recently and this is my second time using it. I have had problems sleeping due to overheating/sweating for the last week. I get the Lip skin blisters every time I try a Tank system, Pro-Tanks, Vivi Nova, Aspire If I keep using them I get sore throat, chapped lip puffy eyes, cheeks, rough tongue, loss of taste.. Its a allergic reaction to the Chrome and Nickel used in chrome plating the Tank systems. If you think the area may have become infected, see your doctor right away. I been vaping for a couple months now and I have been getting sore directly in the middle of my chest and only way to relieve it is to stretch my chest out and it pops you would your fingers. Nicotine overdose is a very serious medical condition characterized by headache, nausea, dizziness, accelerated heartbeat and sweating. However, I recommend you see an allergist and test for propylene glycerol, because that is always a possibility. Is not worth it. ), and I wake up with muscle aches especially worse in neck and shoulder. Was given antibiotics and sent home. Im literally a blizzard of dead skin. For ourselves, our families and for societies sake!! I was terrified because I thought I had bedbugs. Good luck to everyone, I really wish you all well and hope you find the will power. Chain vaping overheats your coil creating nasty chemicals. I ordered from a Canadian sell gentlemens reserve british columbia grbc.co and for about a year I had no problems. So all do be careful just how much nic you are taking in,and also check your gear as well as sometimes you can get leaks which can put juice right into your mouth and it is so unpleant. One consideration that no one mentions that beside the concern with PG, what about all the loads of companies that make juices, of varying quality? Thanks for reading. Then of course you become more aware of even the slightest itch and worry about not scratching it in case it grows and spreads like those on the back of my head. I have been on the e cig for 2 months. Only mental symptoms and crazy ones. I smoked for 45 yrs and went cold turkey. Hi, wondering if anyone has had my experience? I have been ill for 2 months.really illas if I have a very bad cold that never goes away..burning nose..bad chest , cough..burning throat..have been to see a specialistdoesnt know why ! NB Gold plated and 9ct gold jewellery can contain nickel; 18 and 24ct gold does not contain nickel. PG can mess you up. I still believe in this product and hope i will find more suitable vg juice !! I used to smoke more than a pack a day and since day one i had my itaste e-cig i haven`t touched a real cig !! I have just started to get this dry itchy sensation around my lip upper as well as lower. Family doctor had several test ran but all normal. I am Suzie. I am now on oxygen and have copd. I am pissed too and never had an allergy before. I was an avid pro vaping advocate that bragged about how great vaping was~ that was hind sight. I use ecig juice 70/30 mix and now on the lowest dose. 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