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Since I had the reaction to hair dye, my rash is weeping clear fluids and I scratched my foot too hard and now it also is weeping.is this normal?

Since I had the reaction to hair dye, my rash is weeping clear fluids and I scratched my foot too hard and now it also is weeping.is this normal?

No: It sounds like eczema, contact eczema / atopic eczema, you need to see your doctor /dermatologist, meanwhile keep the area clean and dry, you may apply OTC hydrocortisone cream in the interim till you see your doctor ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu
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Rash (Definition)

A skin rash is a symptom in which a person has changes on part or all of his skin, such as color changes, bumps, blisters, oozing, peeling, ...Read more


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How can I get rid of a horrible rash from hair dye?

How can I get rid of a horrible rash from hair dye?

Get treatment: I would seek medical attention sooner than later than it may leave long-lasting effects on your scalp. Seek medical attention for it. You need topical and maybe oral steroids and stop using hair dye until you have a patch test and determine the cause, consult an allergist. ...Read more

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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 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?

Rash too?: If scalp is red and itchy as part of the dye reaction, you may need application of topical steroid solution, or oral steroids, to calm down the reaction. These are prescriptions available through your primary doctor, or a dermatologist. ...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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My fifteen year old daughter has rash on her neck inside her hairline. What might I put on it to stop the itching & clear it up? She says it started when after she & her girlfriend dyed her hair a month or two ago. She says the dye burned her in a couple

My fifteen year old daughter has rash on her neck inside her hairline. What might I put on it to stop the itching & clear it up? She says it started when after she & her girlfriend dyed her hair a month or two ago. She says the dye burned her in a couple

It : It definitely sounds like an allergic reaction to the dye or possibly even a burn from the chemicals in the dye. Try over the counter Hydrocortisone cream to the area four times a day for about a week. If there is no improvement she should be seen by her primary care doctor or a dermatologist.
Best of luck. ...Read more

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Dyed my hair an 48 hours later. I have a skin rash I believe itchy/red. Does it sound as thought that happened? How long do they last? How to soothe?

Dyed my hair an 48 hours later. I have a skin rash I believe itchy/red. Does it sound as thought that happened? How long do they last? How to soothe?

Allergy to Hair prod: They say when you hear hoofbeats, think horses not zebras, and in this case the timing is perfect for an allergy to your hair dye, But I am not actually sure that that is what happened because I cannot see the spot. What I would do is go see a dermatologist and have him test you to the solution with which you dye your hair. You advise on treatment for this problem. ...Read more

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I dyed my hair and now my head itches and it has sores and when I itch my head it starts to leak and I have a rash all over my body?

Contact dermatitis: Hair dye can cause an allergic reaction and as far as rash over body, dye can leak initially as excess dye washes off. Take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) over the counter. ...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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Can you have a hair dye allergy?

Can you have a hair dye allergy?

Hair dye allergy: Definitely possible to be allergic to hair dye. Rash on scalp or around ears and back of neck after applying dye suggests allergy. ...Read more

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Can u dye ur hair while pregnant?

Can u dye ur hair while pregnant?

Color that hair: You can dye your hair. However, warning, hair texture can change during pregnancy. This can cause your outcome to be different from normal. Also, make sure you have plenty of good ventilation. ...Read more

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Could hair dye really cause cancer?

Could hair dye really cause cancer?

I doubt it: There has been some rumors about it, but there is no definite proof that Hair dyes cause Cancer. This is all based on the usual concern that chemicals in our environment may be the cause of cancer, yet the proof is lacking to blame the hair coloring dyes. ...Read more

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Could hair dye really cause cancer?

No: No relationship as far as we know. ...Read more

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What occurs if you drank black hair dye?

What occurs if you drank black hair dye?

That would depend on: The contents of the specific product & the amount ingested. For accidental ingestion of this or any other possibly toxic product call poison control at 1-800-222-1222 or be evaluated at your nearest emergency room. If someone is considering a deliberate ingestion of hair dye- they should seek psychiatric evaluation. ...Read more

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How do I know if I have hair dye allergy?

How do I know if I have hair dye allergy?

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

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Is Adore Hair Dye safe to use when pregnant?

Is Adore Hair Dye safe to use when pregnant?

Maybe: There is no clear data to say it is not safe however there is no data to say hair dye is safe--it isn't tested in that way. In theory, it should be safe, especially after the 1st trimester, but you should use your own judgment and consult with your obstetrician. ...Read more

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Can permanent hair dye damage the hair follicle?

Can permanent hair dye damage the hair follicle?

Avoid if possible: At least one study says no. Note: hair always gets a little damaged when applying color, even if you're going back to your natural hue. Both permanent and semi-permanent dyes contain hydrogen peroxide, which chemically changes the color of the hair pigment.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11982643. ...Read more

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Does hair dye affect the health of the human scalp?

Does hair dye affect the health of the human scalp?

Sometimes: Hair dyes can lead to both skin irritation (contact dermatitis) & allergic reactions. This is largely because some dyes contain parphenylendiamine. The skin that was in contact with the dye may become dry, red, swollen, blistered, cracked or pustules are sometimes seen. An allergic reaction may lead to generalized itching, facial/ scalp swelling or in some severe cases to anaphylaxis. ...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

Dr. Cornelia Franz
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Rash (Definition)

A rash is a change to skin condition which can affect color, appearance, or texture. It may or may not ...Read more