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SOLUTIONS!! check your product's expiration date!!

So I am also dealing with PATM, but I think I might know a solution.. I have been using this face lotion every night and day.. but for some reason today, something told me to look at the back, so I DID. I saw "exp. 2013. 2013!! It's kinda 2014 right now. I realized everytime I put that lotion on, I felt sleepy and it was hard for me to breathe. But I never thought about it enough to realize that it was the lotion's doing. Not only were people allergic to me, but I felt like I was allergic to myself. I have been using that lotion for a year and didn't think about it. Tonight after taking a long shower, I didn't squirt a single drop of that lotion on my face and I feel good about myself and I can breathe normally. Apparently, using expired lotion will leave mold particles on your face and is transferred throughout your body. I'm not 100% sure if this is a reason for PATM, but it makes sense doesn't it?
Also, it's best not to use highly scented products, lotion, perfume, etc. to cover up PATM. Using all the products might make it worse. I also think PATM comes from the scalp, well dandruff. Use head and shoulders and scrub every spot on your hair for a few minutes. Then rinse all of it off. I think showering a few hours before you go to sleep is the best option. When you shower and then go to sleep, your hair is still wet. Mold starts in wet places.
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Hi, agree with you allergic responses can be triggered by expired products. But its unlikely that mold will grow on the face. If people are allergic to mold, it can trigger allergic reactions and sometimes Asthma attacks. Direct contact can lead to fungal infections. In addition it can irritate the eyes, skin, nose, throat and lungs. Humid and moist environment promotes its growth.  Regards.
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