Published in Women's Health Weekly, February 26th, 2004
According to a study from Japan, "a 27-year-old Japanese man with no past history of liver disease was admitted to our hospital due to liver abnormalities. The patient was diagnosed with drug-induced hepatitis, as the three episodes of hepatitis occurred just after repeated use of hair dye. After cessation of the hair dye use, abnormal liver function tests improved to within the normal range."
"Although hair dyes contain various hepatotoxic compounds, hair dye is not known to cause drug-induced hepatitis," according to Y. Tokumoto and colleagues, Ehime University, School of Medicine.
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