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Article: MANAGEMENT OF HAIR DYE RELATED CONTACT DERMATITIS: A CASE REPORT
Article Category: Case Reports
Author: Shashidhar H Doddamani *, Bhavya B. M., Shubhashree M N, Raghavendra Naik, Rinky Thakur
Abstract: In this advanced era, the desire to look younger and to optimize beauty is widespread. Grey hair is the common cosmetic problem which involves treatment of the hair with various chemical compounds in the form of hair dye to cover it. These hair dye products can cause various adverse effects, including allergic contact dermatitis. A 45-year-old man reported on 7th January 2020 to outpatient department with presenting complaints of severe itching, redness, burning sensation, discomfort, papules and vesicles over the scalp, forehead, hairline margin, around the eyelids, ears, lips and oral cavity with mild edema of the face and eyelids since 2 days. Patient provided the history of use of commercial hair dye 2 days prior to the incident. He also furnished the history of similar reaction observed a year back for which he had taken modern treatment. He was administered Sutashekhar Rasa orally and Jatyaditaila for topical application and as mouth paint. By the end of 1-week treatment, signs and symptoms of acute phase of dermatitis completely subsided.
Keyword: Adverse reaction, Ayurveda, Jatyaditaila, Sutashekhar rasa