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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Photosensitive: It appears that you have developed a photosensitivity to the sun. You did not mention as to why long the bumps stayed with you after having been away ... Read More

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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maryam Shapland
17 years experience Emergency Medicine
Poss folliculitis: This may be folliculitis (inflammation/infection of the hair follicles.). It can resolve by itself, and warm compresses/topical antibiotics (like Bac ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
32 years experience Dermatology
Sun Reaction: Sometimes, when the skin is exposed to the sun, one gets a sun allergy (photosensitivity), which is a reaction of the immune system to the sunlight. G ... Read More
Dr. Antoanella Calame
19 years experience Dermatology
Depends: I recommend a broad-spectrum sunscreen offering protection against both uva and uvb rays. Usually, at least three active ingredients are called for. T ... Read More
Dr. M. Christine Lee
28 years experience Dermatology
Diff possibilities: These could be a type of milia or breakout that can be triggered by allergic reaction or irritation. If sun exposure is a trigger, then try protecting ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Bodian
35 years experience Dermatology
Try wart remover: I'm not sure what your diagnosis is by that description. There really aren't any skin colored bumps caused by the sun. Either way, try the over the ... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
30 years experience Geriatrics
Depends . . .: 1st avoid any more sun exposure! Hate to ruin ur vacation but sun burns increase risk for skin cancer later on and definitely for wrinkly skin, too. C ... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Glynis Ablon
29 years experience Dermatology
Try sunscreen: Before you put on that shirt spray your back, neck and scalp with sunscreen. Clothing is not always blocking out all sun UV rays. See how that does.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michelle Longmire
11 years experience Dermatology
Yes: Although skin cancer is far more common in areas exposed to the sun, you can get skin cancer in areas that are not sun exposed. If there are several b ... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
Unlikely at your age: Is this an area where there is a lot of sunlight? Does it have irregular margins and variegated color.? Are you picking at it so it bleeds? At your ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
SunBurnBlisters: Bumps filled with clear liquid are blisters due to sunburn.How does the skin look?It must be red.Do you use sun screen when exposed to sun.Are you ver ... Read More

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