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Hair Dye Allergy Treatment
Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more
Avoidance: There is no treatment for contact allergy other than avoidance and oral steroids. Because of side effects, long-term or repeated doses of steroids is not a good idea. If you've developed a contact allergy to a hair dye, the only reasonable thing to do is stop using it. Patch testing by an allergist can help you figure out which dyes you should avoid. ...Read more
Steroids: I think you need immediate attention, this is a serious allergy and can cause loss of hair and patchy hair if you do not treat it properly. Go see a doctor immediately. ...Read more
Patch testing: Quite a number of hair dyes are notorious allergens. If you read the small print on the dye , it warns of reactions. If you develop a rash and/or severe itching on your neck, upper back and/or your forehead and eyelids initially a week after dyeing your hair and with time the interval getting shorter, odds are significant. For diagnosis, see an allergist/immunologist for patch testing. ...Read more
Can be a challenge: Allergic reactions to hair dye and other hair hair chemicals (perms) can lead to skin reaction on the scalp called dermatitis. These products may also lead to skin reaction on the eyelids. Another scalp condition is seborrheic dermatitis (cradle cap in infants). A dermatologist or allergist would be a good resource to sort out the cause of the rash. Allergy patch testing may be helpful. ...Read more
I have an allergy rash from hair dye. I have been taking Benadryl (diphenhydramine) for a few days and it has still not completely gone away. What should I do?
I use a permanent hair dye 3 years ago and did not use the treatment came with it overtime i had brittle, flaking, hair loss with a bulb on the end?
Hair dye allergy. Given iterax and prednisone fter 1 day, blisters dry up and startng to flake, but fave is swelling. Is this normal?
Contact Dermatitis: Acute allergic contact dermatitis to hair dye causes lesions that consist of red, swollen, scaly plaques with evidence of fluid filled blisters in severe cases. Swelling may be prominent in areas in which the skin is thin such as the eyelids and lips on the face. Avoidance of triggers is the primary treatment followed by topical steroid creams and if severe oral steroids. See Allergist for details ...Read more
Patch Test: To test for allergy to hair dye, a small patch containing the hair dye chemical is placed on the skin and held in place by tape for 48 to 72 hours. After removal, the doctor will look for a local reaction where the hair dye contacted the skin to diagnose allergy to the dye (phenylenediamine). ...Read more
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