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A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Monib Zirvi
20 years experience Dermatology
Photosensitvity: Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) is a sulfa antibiotic which makes you photosensitive and may cause rashes or a sunburn easily while on it. ... Read More
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A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Lages
67 years experience Rheumatology
Yes: Bacterium is a sulfonamide and that group of drugs has Sun sensitivity. So, be cautious of Sun until a few days after course is over , and take an ant ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Sun exposure or: heat injury. Heat injury could contribute to nausea.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
42 years experience Dermatology
Yes: Some patients will worsen with sun exposure, others will improve.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tsu-Yi Chuang
49 years experience Dermatology
Yes: Decrease the chance of getting skin cancer; wrinkling and freckling would also be lessened.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Tholen
40 years experience Plastic Surgery
Just like sunburn!: Exposure of the skin to ultraviolet (sun or tanning bed) stimulates the melanocytes (pigment cells) to become darker, which provides a barrier to this ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dale Kristle
39 years experience Gynecology
Worsen: Tanning and sun exposure will make stretch marks darker.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
Sure: Normal. Moisturize the skin, apply aloe. You may want to try suntan lotion before going out to avoid burns which could cause skin cancer later on...
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vishnu Rumalla
24 years experience Plastic Surgery
3 months: I reccomend minimal sun for 3 months and then conrinue sunscreen use for one year after the procedure.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Sun exposure: (not necessarily heat). Dark skin contains more pigments that naturally protects against solar damage to skin. This can protect against burning but pe ... Read More

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