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how long should someone with pale skin stay on a tanning bed are the beds more dangerous to pale skin

A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
Tanning beds: One study showed that the people who had used a tanning bed, tanning booth, or sun lamp were 2.5 times more likely to develop the squamous type of can ... Read More

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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience Endocrinology
Tanning sunburn: No but your skin puts you at greater risk of sun induced skin damage including cancers. Do not recommend tanning. Also leads to early skin damage and ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chi-Wah Yung
36 years experience Ophthalmology
Tanning bed not good: Tanning bed emits ultraviolet light and in general is not advisable to use. It increases the risk of skin cancer, accelerate skin aging process, and ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
22 years experience Family Medicine
Sun exposure needed: Some people have naturally pale skin complexion and so it is normal for those folks. In temperate zone, skin tone is somewhat darker in summer months ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Taylor
46 years experience Dermatology
No, give it up!: If you have light skin and try to tan you will get freckles and eventually wrinkles and possibly skin cancer. Use good sunblock and a self tanning lo ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
43 years experience Dermatology
Tincture of time: Sunburn heals by itself in about 7 to 10 days. Cool wet soaks and a good emollient cream might speed the process a bit. But the important thing is to ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nabila Babar
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Moisturize: your skin. light skin does not have enough of protective pigment . use plenty of sun screens
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Dry skin: Not per se, but other factors need to be ruled out, such as medications or anxiety.
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Fung
Dr. John Fung answered
38 years experience General Surgery
Yes, usually pale: A lipoma is composed of fatty tissue and is a common soft tissue benign tumor. Lipomas are generally found underneath the skin in the fatty layer, are ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Dahmes
45 years experience Psychiatry
See your Doc: Although eating large amounts of certain foods like carrots might cause a yellowish cast to the skin, it is imperative to determine whether the skin c ... Read More
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