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why does skin blister in the sun?

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Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Blisters: Photodermatitis or sun poisoning is a form of allergic skin reaction. Among the many causes are lemon oil in fragrances, coal tars, paba in sunscreens, st. John's wort, benzoyl peroxide, tetracyclin antibiotics, retinoids, pellagra, some plants, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory agents such as ibuprofen.
Answered on Aug 24, 2012

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