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What damage can ultraviolet rays do to ur body?

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Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Skin cancer: Ultraviolet rays break down the elasticity of the dermis(skin) with an increase in wrinkles, and can change surface skin growths into carcinomas. Avoid prolonged exposure to the sun and tanning booths, as well as wear protective clothing and sunscreen.

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