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How dangerous is tanning in a tanning bed?

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Dr. Pierrette Mimi Poinsett answered

Specializes in Pediatrics

Tanning bed unsafe: Tanning bed exposes the skin to UVA and UVB light which increases wrinkling and spotting of skin. Extended exposures can lead to skin damage and skin cancer. Here is an article from the Centers for Disease Control: https://www.cdc.gov/cancer/skin/basic_info/indoor_tanning.htm

Answered 11/28/2017

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