This is dangerous advice

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Posted by Jeremy on July 26, 2000 at 13:54:53:

In Reply to: Re: I'm afraid the information available on PPD proves you quite wrong.... posted by Erfan on July 25, 2000 at 17:52:39:

: AND:if your past is really SOOOOOOO safe,make yourself a
: and let it sit for over 1-2 hours-then wait some weeks......and
: US PHOTOS!!!!!!And if theres nothing wrong,put your henna about 2-3
: times to the same place-thena lets see,who has right......

Erfan, this is dangerous advice. It is perfectly possible that Skyy
could do exactly what you suggest, and see no *visible* reaction at
all. Many people don't get such a reaction, which is precisely why
PPD black henna paste has been so successful.

The problem is a) that a few people *do* get a serious visible
reaction, and some are left permanently scarred, and b) that even
those who don't get a visible reaction are risking internal organ
damage by the PPD which makes its way through the skin and into the
blood stream.

I am in the process of re-writing the warning page to say that even a
skin test is unsafe with PPD. I'll put up a post as soon as it is
ready so that those of you who carry printed copies can update them.


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