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What is the cause of lipstick allergy that has caught up recently ?

Hi, I m using shades like lipsticks , gloss, lips balm for more than 5 yrs,....but for past one year, m getting allergie to those products...I seriouly don t know the reason which is making my lips itch & irritate...now-a-days whenever m using lip shades, it will automatically cause my lips & lipline - dry , itch and irritates....so stop to use lipshades and switch on to use lip balm, since lips became very dry if m not applying any mositure on it ..[ Using products are Lakme & Lotus ]...Previously i don t have this kind of problem...Only recently it is causing....Can anyone assist me the cause of my problem... Thanks.
Mon, 23 Jan 2012
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  User's Response
hi,
welcome to the health care magic forum,the complaints which you mentioned is called as contact dermatitis or chemical irritant dermatitis,it has an allergic component,since you are getting this for the past 1 year it signifies that your immunity which prevents from getting this kind of allergies is getting down to lower levels ,i suspect you are under some kind of tremendous stress either financial or mental which is causing this type of hypersensitivity in you ,this is absolutely curable with special homeopathic medicines....

get well soon !
you can contact me on dr.sayedirfan@gmail.com
Dermatologist Dr. Gaurang Krishna's  Response
Hello,
Contact dermatitis has nothing to do with stress or low immunity.
Infact your immune system is hyperreactive towards coloring chemicals, perhaps PPD.
Get yourself patch tested to confirm the allergy. then we will move towards treatment
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