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gadija t
24-11-2012, 12:53 PM
my 8yr old son has steven johnson syndrome,hes allergic to sulphur,purbac the main meds hes allergic to.recently hes been gettin conjunctivitis,he says hes eyes hurt when he smells strong perfumes,is there sulphur in perfumes nd colognes.no1 in our home wears perfumes because all suffer from hayfever.

Dr Joy Saville
30-11-2012, 09:24 AM
Certain beauty products including shampoos and skin products (not forgetting certain foods) contain sulphur or its derivatives. Always check the list of ingredients and look for names similar to sulfur dioxide, sodium sulfite, sodium bisulfite, potassium bisulfite, sodium metabisulfite and potassium metabisulfite.