Symptom Checker This symptom check is intended for informational purposes only and is not intended for diagnosis or self-treatment. It is not intended to replace a clinical diagnosis. It may provide useful information about your exposure to metals and provide a preliminary indication of whether type IV metal allergy should be investigated. You should consult a medical professional in matters relating to your health. 1. Do you have exposure to metals from any of the following sources? Amalgam fillings Dental: crowns/implants/bridges/dentures/orthodontic braces Orthopaedic implant hip/knee Plates, pins, screws etc Stent, coils, clips etc Spinal implants Environmental exposure Occupational exposure Pacemaker/ implanted defibrillator Other metal exposure 2. Do you have any of these atopic/allergic conditions? Eczema Asthma Allergic rhinitis (hayfever) Food allergies Allergic conjunctivitis Multiple chemical sensitivity 3. Do you suffer from any of the following autoimmune diseases? Rheumatoid arthritis Systemic lupus erythematosus Hashimoto’s thyroiditis Type I Diabetes Sjögren's Vasculitis Coeliac disease Other autoimmune disease 4. Have you had allergic or skin reaction to any of the following? Positive patch test to metals Reactions to cheap/costume jewellery or piercings Reactions to zips, hooks and buckles Adverse effect after vaccination Reaction to cosmetics/moisturisers/ sun creams 5. Have you suffered any of these symptoms after dental treatment? Burning mouth syndrome Mouth ulcers Flu-like symptoms Oral lichen planus Unexplained bleeding gums Fatigue Joint/muscle pain 6. Have you experienced any unexplained symptoms after surgery? Multiple infections Slow wound healing Unexplained implant loosening Low grade fever Cognitive dysfunction Local or generalized rashes Joint/muscle pain 7. Have you suffered from either unexplained fatigue or from conditions associated with fatigue? Unexplained & long lasting fatigue Chronic fatigue syndrome Fibromyalgia Depression Brain fog Thyroiditis 8. Do any members of your close family suffer from the following conditions? Autoimmune diseases (type 1 diabetes, coeliac, rheumatoid arthritis etc) Atopic diseases (eczema, asthma etc) History of metal allergy (reactions to piercings, costume jewellery etc) History of food allergy Chronic fatigue syndrome Fibromyalgia Time is Up!