I'm an African-American woman who plans to have her hair relaxed, then dyed (a moderate) red. I also plan on having jaw surgery and a rhinoplasty. I'm scared that the dye might react negatively with the anesthesia they'll give me during the surgery. Which one should I have done first, and is there a certain amount of time that I should allow to pass before the second? Thanks.
Can Hair Dye React with Anesthesia?
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Hair Dye and Anesthesia
I am not aware of any interaction between any anesthetic and hair dye. As long as you are not having a procedure that will require incisions near the hairline, hair dye application shortly after surgery should not be a problem.
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