A 32-year-old female asked:
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i have a vp shunt placed in the left side of my head. can i go to the tanning bed with this in? i like going, it helps keeps my skin clear of acne.

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Dr. Seth Zeidman
33 years experience Neurosurgery
Should be Ok: You should be able to tan but i would do it in moderation because of the risks associated with excessive tanning. The vp shunt should be fine.
Answered on Nov 7, 2015
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