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Patch test - how do you know if reacted?

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GripNeeded123 Sun 30-Apr-17 16:11:42

I had a psych test done for some highlights 8 days ago. For the first six days there was no reaction.

However, I've now got a raised lump behind my ear. It's not sore or itchy. I'm not sure whether his is a spot, an insect bite or a delayed reaction to the patch test.

Has anyone reacted to a path test? If so, what were your symptoms?

RedMetamorphosis Sun 30-Apr-17 16:30:06

My hairdresser always says if you are going to react, there would be a reaction between 24-48 hours.

6 days seems a bit delayed for me, I'd be leaning more towards it being coincidence.

GripNeeded123 Sun 30-Apr-17 20:36:54

Thanks. I thought the same but wasn't sure.

jelliedeel Sun 30-Apr-17 22:36:12

I reacted within 48 hours.....All over my ear and a fair bit on the side of my head from the tiny patch.Very red and sore and obvious.

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