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Dr. Harold Fields
61 years experience Family Medicine
Sunburn: Unfortunately there's nothing you can do about this as it should gradually fade over the years
Dr. Jerome Litt
71 years experience Dermatology
SUNBURN WHITE PATCH: PLEASE SEE A DERMATOLOGIST. I CANNOT SEE YOUR BIG PATCHES ON YOUR SKIN

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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Holly Maes
36 years experience Pediatrics
Tanning damage: The damage can be in deeper layers of tissue where you would not see the red on the surface. This is but one of the dangers of tanning beds because yo ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
OH YES!: Tanning beds are dangerous! keep sunburn cool with moist cool/cold compresses. Avoid alcohol containing products. Break off pieces of aloe vera plan ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Vipond
19 years experience Facial Plastic Surgery
Moisturizer: While the best option is to avoid tanning beds and excess sun exposure, if you choice to tan your chest, it is important to use proper skin care. This ... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Holly Maes
36 years experience Pediatrics
Burnt buns: I'm so sorry. You need to get as much cool water to the area as you can to reduce the heat in the skin cells. Try standing in the shower with just you ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Eyes hurting: Your eyes have been damaged by the ultraviolet light of the tanning bed. You may be developing photokeratitis and you should see your eye doctor IMMED ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. HECTOR Franco
46 years experience Dermatology
Both are bad.: Whether sunburned by the sun or by a tanning booth it is still damage to the skin, resulting in increased melanoma risk for you. That is without fac ... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rajesh Kumar
48 years experience Pediatrics
Unlikely: The risks for melanoma are: red hair, fair skin, light eyes,numerous freckles, a family history of melanoma or non invasive skin cancer, many moles(&g ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Edward Keuer
Specializes in Dermatology
No, not dangerous: Red dots that appear in the exposed area after a severe sunburn are not dangerous, and if they represent capillary damage they will fade in a week or ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
I would have: These evaluated by a dermatologist. Can't know if they are malignant without a biopsy. Please don't use a tanning bed.

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