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Is it Contact Dermatitis?

By Anonymous November 19, 2014 - 9:47pm
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I colored my hair with Garnier Fructis hair dye #56 (Sangria) almost two weeks ago.

I've been using the same brand and color for almost two years without any adverse reactions. Shortly after dying my hair (two days later), my scalp began itching and burning slightly.

My lymph nodes at the base of my skull swelled up ...according to two doctors, the swelling resulted from my scratching my scalp.

I was prescribed an antihistamine and a medicated shampoo (after trying T Gel without any improvement.)

Could my itchy scalp and swollen lymph nodes be symptoms for any other disease/medical issue?

Do you recommend topical antibiotics? Going to see a dermatologist?

Thank you!

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