Preservative in Natural, Hypoallergenic Products Causing Allergic Reactions

Diana Wilson says she developed a painful rash on her hands after using natural, hypoallergenic products.
1:52 | 03/11/15

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But I was just sitting upstairs and I at my desk and my hand started itching and then over the next few days it turned into a red rash. The red rash then started to crack and peel over time. What dermatology said Diana Wilson probably had eczema or psoriasis. And I wish is definitely send this is when it was at its worst it was cracking it was hurting and he was very painful contention thank. And I couldn't do anything of course that they can put awful. Then she found out it could be a reaction to a preservative called meta folklore by has -- known or MRI for short. Wilson says she found it in her shampoos conditioners soaps and dish detergents all of which she says his word labeled all natural. Or Michael out energetic otter. Parents and one of the members of the public is in the hype Wellington it means that it had less of the ingredients that cause allergic reaction. But what we found is that that's not always the case. And after noticing a rise in these reactions doctor Roger Licata professor of dermatology at Baylor College of Medicine. Did a study at several Houston area stores to find out if products for infants and children with since its game contained MRI. In what we found was that a lot of them did especially diaper wipes them especially here care product. She says it's also common in makeup and make up removal wives and for those who are sensitive to it be chemical can cause severe reactions like this. After finding the cause of her elegy Wilson says she went as far as buying a case of dish detergent she thought was odd natural. And later found that it to contain MRI. At that was that the most frustrating part. The lesson here. When you're buying a theme here prominent you're really need to be careful. And recognize that just because it's that type well or Janet or just because it that's for sensitive skin you can still have allergic reaction to that product.

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