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Doctor's Assistant: How long have you been dealing with the skin issue? Have you noticed any major changes in your overall skin or nails recently?

I used hair dye 2 days ago redness on skin and fluid

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

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I don't know how to do that
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anything

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
don't know what that is or how

Can you give me a full description of the problem?

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
redness and fluid on skin under side burns that I used hair dye on

Have you tried anything yet to treat this?

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Customer reply replied 1 month 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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