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Does anyone have any experience with allergic contact dermatitis to hair coloring?

Does anyone have any experience with allergic contact dermatitis to hair coloring?

DERMATITIS: Somebody colored his hair and he developed severe contact dermatitis to the dye. He was placed on oral steroids and cream. He never colored his hair again. ...Read more

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Had bad experience at salon after hair coloring. Are store hair dyes safer for your scalp and hair? Tyvm

Had bad experience at salon after hair coloring. Are store hair dyes safer for your scalp and hair? Tyvm

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 reaction. ...Read more

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Cancer and hair coloring: Can I have my hair colored between chemotherapy sessions (I was told that I would probably not loose my hair during chemo)?

Cancer and hair coloring: Can I have my hair colored between chemotherapy sessions (I was told that I would probably not loose my hair during chemo)?

Yes, no problem: Hair care can continue as you normal do. Chemo will not come in the way, other than the fact, some chemo drugs will make you lose your hair over 1-2 months. ...Read more

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Applying skin hair bleach, body hair removing creams or hair coloring products safe while trying 2 conceive? How about during pregnancy?

Applying skin hair bleach, body hair removing creams or hair coloring products safe while trying 2 conceive? How about during pregnancy?

Avoud: While there is concrete evidence that bleaching and hair dyes are harmful when trying to conceive, it is best to avoid any potential problems. These products can potentially cause allergies which can be troublesome. ...Read more

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Can allergic dermatitis to hair coloring spread from nape of neck to back or legs or would it be only on scalp? Could last for weeks after coloring?

Can allergic dermatitis to hair coloring spread from nape of neck to back or  legs or would it be only on scalp? Could  last for weeks after coloring?

Dermatitis: Based on your brief description, it is hard to tell if you just have contact dermatitis to hair dye only or you also have other dermatitis like atopic dermatitis. If you have known allergic contact dermatitis to hair dye, your skin would be inflamed providing that it has enough time to be in contact with the allergen. In both cases, dermatitis last for several days or longer if not treated. ...Read more

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What kind of disorders or illnesses can make hair color change? Light color to dark color. Thanks!

What kind of disorders or illnesses can make hair color change? Light color to dark color. Thanks!

Your condition is: Unusual because hair color usually lightens with age, stress and illness (unless u dyed your hair). I couldn't think of an illness that can explain your condition. Take care! ...Read more

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Does your hair color change after chemotherapy?

Does your hair color change after chemotherapy?

It may: Certain cancer treatments like using pozapinib and sunitinib can cause silver/gray color changes. A lot of people who loose their hair with chemo experience a new patern, texture and color when their hair grows again. ...Read more

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Can a new borns hair color change or get lighter?

Yes: yes a newborns hair color can get lighter. Being out in the sun lightens hair as well. ...Read more

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Are there any long term consequences to coloring your hair frequently?

Are there any long term consequences to coloring your hair frequently?

Probably not: Several years ago there was some talk of dying your hair black could cause cancer. I have not heard anything about that of late. ...Read more

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From a health point is coloring your hair from dark to blond is it damaging to your hair?

Medicine is Neutral: Physicians often are not the ones you ask grooming questions to. Medicine would be silent or neutral on hair dyes. They are used world wide without health warnings. This question won't get any more specific answer than that. ...Read more

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Suggest how to recover my hair color again through pills/food. 37 Asian almost 95% hair is white from root and fed up of coloring every month?

Suggest how to recover my hair color again through pills/food. 37 Asian almost 95% hair is white from root and fed up of coloring every month?

No reliable way: While there are anecdotal reports of hair color being restored by supplements or diet, there are no proven ways. Most causes of premature whitening are due to genetic reasons. Research will eventually lead to ways to reverse/prevent this but for now you need to stick to hair coloring. ...Read more