Why does my finger turn green from gold?

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It is not uncommon for jewelry to turn peoples skin green or black. It happens when the person has a high acidity level in his or her skin. It also can happen because of a reaction with the jewelry and the soap or lotion that you use.
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Many times a person's finger can turn green from wearing a gold ring because of the high acid levels in their skin. This happens often when the weather is hot and humid. Lotions and soaps can sometimes cause this as well.
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Gold has been used throughout history for objects of personal adornment. Ancient Egyptians used gold for jewelry, statues and for objects created to accompany the dead into the afterlife
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Your finger is probably turning green due to the fact that the ring is fake. Most of the time, costume jewelry will cause a green ring around your finger where your ring once was.
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Gold does not do that but copper does. Brass looks like gold and also makes the finger dark green. If that ring was given to you as a gold ring you got conned! there is alot of acid
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If a person has a natural high acidity level in his/her skin, it is possible
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