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Hair Dye Burns Scalp
Scalp is the part of the skin on the skull, deeply attached to the skull and has the hair shafts from it.Rest of the skin in the head like facial skin(beard) has only 2 layers -epidermis and dermis. Scalp has 5 different layers unlike facial skin/rest of skin all over body .Scalp-s-epidermis, c-conn.Tissue, a-aponeurosis, l-loose areolar conn. Tissue and p- pericranium attached ...Read more
Had bad experience at salon after hair coloring. Are store hair dyes safer for your scalp and hair? Tyvm
What is the best ointment/cream to heal hair dye burns on the face? I have two very small burns because i didn't wipe it off right away and they hurt!
Burn: The easiest thing you can do is apply neosporin which will act as barrier to prevent infection and allow healing to occur while help soothing the ache. If you continue with pain definitely consult your primary doctor. ...Read more
I have been suffering with sores on my scalp for about 3 weeks now. They started after using a home hair dye on myself. The soars get rather large then real painful but do go away after a few days. Although more keep reoccurring. This last week my lymph
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Patch test!: I would recommend seeing your allergist or dermatologist for patch testing. There are specific ingredients in some hair dyes that are notorious for causing such reactions. ...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
Does ketoconazole shampoo become less effective with consistent use over years? Currently very effective for sd on scalp.Does it also strip hair dye?
No: Will continue to be effective. Does not strip color. ...Read more
Hi. I have odd orangish yellowish bumps on my scalp. They are very itchy and tend to bleed when I scratch them. I do not use hair dye. What's wrong?
Itchy scalp&skin from hair dye.No visible reaction.can it get worse/serious?Chlorpheniramine (antihistamine) tablets available here.Safe to use?
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