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Hair Dye Burns Scalp
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 moreGet help now ›
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
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 moreGet help now ›
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 moreGet help now ›
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 moreGet help now ›
I shaved my hair off with clippers down to a 0. I have bumps on my scalp now and it itches and burns. What should I do?
Moisturizer needed: Your hair protects your scalp from too much sunlight but also serves as a conduit for natural oils to be spread around your scalp. Massage your scalp once or twice daily with any good over the counter moisturizer such as Nivia ...Read moreGet help now ›
Bleached my hair twice & it got on my scalp & my neck & collar bone & now the inside of my body hurts & burns so does the scalp of my head wh. Is that?
Irritation: Bleaching involves some irritation and each person has a different threshold. However if you bleach it more than the frequency recommended by the manufacturer, you may end up irritating the skin and thus the discomfort. Try some topical Hydrocortisone cream to calm it down. See a doctor for a more potent cream or even oral cortisone if needed. What part inside of body hurts? ...Read moreGet help now ›
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May 11 i had a car accident. Cut my forehead and scalp (skull visible). Stitches and staples came out may 21. How long til i can dye or perm my hair?
Ok,: At this point wound should be closed but may be sensitive. ...Read moreGet help now ›
Broken hair shafts after coloring , is this a chemical burn, and how can I treat it. My scalp is itching and painful.
Please see: Please see your dermatologist for the exact answer and treatment. There are many people allergic to hair dye. Allergic to h. ...Read moreGet help now ›
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