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Headaches after hair dye
A 21-year-old female asked:
I having chest pains and hard time deep breathing and a slight headache. it hurts alot when i breathe in deeply and not alot when i take short breaths. i was spay painting my hair with this dye stuff and breathed in alot of it. should i goto the h?
Dr. Rebecca Gliksmananswered
Internal Medicine 40 years experience
C/p s/p hair paint: Yes. Go to ER NOW May be reactive airways but it can worsen over hours so go NOW to ER and get treated or call 911. You need to breathe .
312 viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 49-year-old female asked:
Had bad experience at salon after hair coloring. are store hair dyes safer for your scalp and hair? tyvm
Dr. Rifat Naghmianswered
Internal Medicine 48 years experience
Hair dyes: Hair dyes with continued use may deteriorate the texture of your hair. In addition, some people may develop an allergic rash or even anaphylactic rea... Read More
1.4k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 23-year-old female asked:
My optical lymph node swollen on my right side, it keeps giving me a headache and dizziness. got worse after i dyed my hair. i also have psoriasis?
Dr. Dariush Saghafianswered
Neurology 35 years experience
Do U mean occipital: Well, either you're feeling a little embarrassed or I sure am because I've never heard of an OPTICAL lymph node and I don't even want to think about w... Read More
3.5k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danielle DeHoratiusanswered
Dermatology 21 years experience
PPD: The most common allergy in hair dye is para-phenylenediamine (ppd). Interestingly, this allergy can also be seen in patients with a sulfa allergy. S... Read More
5.3k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 39-year-old member asked:
Removing hair dye: from skin. You can purchase a haircolor stain remover from a beauty supply store. Or apply cigar or cigarette ash to a moist washcloth and gently rub ... Read More
3.9k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 39-year-old member asked:
Hair Dyes: Hair dyes can lead to both skin irritation (contact dermatitis) & allergic reactions. This is largely because some dyes contain parphenylendiamine... Read More
558 viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hiep Leanswered
Nephrology and Dialysis 44 years experience
I wonder if you have the headache due to the hair dye smell, mainly ammonia. If that is the case you should try a different brand with less smell.
Reviewed Jan 25, 2023
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Padmashri Rastogianswered
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Yes, any standard hair dye can cover grey streak. If very few then you can also use henna based hair dye. Hope it helps!
Answered May 18, 2021
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Otto Placikanswered
Surgery - Plastics 36 years experience
Depends on depth: Typically a mild steroid cream may be applied until the inflammation is resolved. Occasionally more aggressive treatment may be required. Protection f... Read More
2.8k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 19-year-old female asked:
Does red hair dye have lead in it? i was told that hair dye has it. & especially l'oreal hicolor hilights have lead in it
Dr. Robert Peppercornanswered
Dermatology 45 years experience
No lead in dye: Current regulations does not allow lead.
5.7k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
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