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Doctor insights on: Allergic Reactions To Hair Dye Symptoms

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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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Allergic to hair dye, how do I make the symptoms go away?

Allergic to hair dye, how do I make the symptoms go away?

Avoidance: Avoidance is the only answer. For the acute situation, a potent topical cortisone lotion or spray (by rx) would be the answer. ...Read more

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What can I do if i had an allergic to hair dye? How to make the symptoms go away?

What can I do if i had an allergic to hair dye? How to make the symptoms go away?

Challenging: Contact dermatitis to p-phenylene diamine is one of the most common allergies to hair dye. Symptoms are usually a red itchy rash that persists sometimes up to a month. Avoidance is the most effective treatment, allergy patch testing can confirm. Sometimes, treatment can require oral prednisone, but this has potential side effects. Some can get allergy to preservatives in topical corticosteroids ...Read more

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I'm proned 2 allergic reactions but never a reaction to tattoo/hair dye. I just got a tattoo & hair dyed on same day (diff. Colors) will this harm me?

I'm proned 2 allergic reactions but never a reaction to tattoo/hair dye. I just got a tattoo & hair dyed on same day (diff. Colors) will this harm me?

No: If you are not allergic to the tattoo pigments or hair dye, you are at no higher risk in developing an allergic reaction to these two unrelated products. ...Read more

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If I have never had a reaction to home hair dye should I worry about one ? Can i suddenly become allergic?

If I have never had a reaction to home hair dye should I worry about one ? Can i suddenly become allergic?

Hair Dye: The culprit is a common chemical ingredient in permanent hair dyes, called para-phenylenediamine, or ppd. Ppd is found in more than two-thirds of commercial dyes, the researchers say, including many of the top-selling brands. Patients with severe PPD reactions commonly develop painful rashes around the hair line or on the face, which often require treatment and can lead to hospitalization. ...Read more

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What could have caused me to be allergic to hair dye?

What could have caused me to be allergic to hair dye?

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. Some people just become allergic. ...Read more

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What are the signs that you are allergic to hair dye?

Itchy scalp rash.: Allergy to chemicals found in hair coloring would typically be first noticed as an itchy red rash on the scalp or hairline. It is a condition called contact dermatitis. Blistering may occur. The face, neck, and eyelids may also be involved. Some people might get red swelling, such as hives in these areas as well. Diagnosis would involve a chemical patch test by an allergist or dermatologist. ...Read more

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What can I do if i had an allergic reaction to hair dye?

What can I do if i had an allergic reaction to hair dye?

Put health before: perception of beauty. Listen to your body . Avoid any future use of that product. ...Read more

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I just had an allergic reaction to hair dye! please help?

I just had an allergic reaction to hair dye! please help?

Derm: Very potent topical steroids can help calm the rash, but as the hair dye washes away this reaction will subside. You can get patch tested to PPD to confirm that hair dye is the problem. ...Read more