A 56-year-old member asked:
Will sunburn blister cause cancer?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Hung Khong answered
26 years experience in Medical Oncology
It is a risk factor: Sunburn blister does not cause cancer. However, it is a marker for severe skin damage from uv radiation exposure from the sun (or tanning bed). Uv radiation can cause damage to the dna of skin cells, resulting in skin cancer in some people. Common skin cancers associated with sun exposure are basl cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma, and melanoma.
Answered on Sep 13, 2015
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