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How to treat skin reaction to hair dye. I used hair dye 2

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how to treat skin reaction to hair dye
JA: How long have you been dealing with the skin issue? Have you noticed any major changes in your overall skin or nails recently?
Customer: I used hair dye 2 days ago redness on skin and fluid
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: no

Hello. I'm Dr Chip
Thanks for your question and I'm reviewing it.
I'll be back in a moment with and answer or a request for more information

Could you please post a photo of that for me on this page?

Customer: replied 7 months ago.
I don't know how to do that
Customer: replied 7 months ago.
anything

You can use the paper clip icon on this page to upload it

Customer: replied 7 months ago.
don't know what that is or how

Can you give me a full description of the problem?

Customer: replied 7 months ago.
redness and fluid on skin under side burns that I used hair dye on

Have you tried anything yet to treat this?

Customer: replied 7 months ago.
no

This sounds like an allergic skin reaction to the dye

For now you can try oral benadryl or Claritin and over the counter topical Caladryl lotion

But if it doesn't clear in about three days you'd need a course of oral prednisone from your doctor

Please let me know if you need any more information

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