A member asked:

When i tan my face breaks out in a red blemish. i have pale, senstive, acne prone skin. i have read that tanning helps acne, but when i tan my face turns red and itchs. it says red for days. what can i do to help my face from turning red? i've read that w

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I : I would see a dermatologist b/c it is difficult to tell without a clinical examination, but perhaps you have rosacea? Read more about rosacea and treatment options at the link below. I hope that helps a little!

Answered 10/3/2016


Dr. Michael Kulick answered

Specializes in Plastic Surgery

Photosensitive?: There are people that are very sensitive to sunlight and react like an allergic reaction. Given your experience, you see a dermatologist. You also may be suffering from rosacea.

Answered 9/15/2013



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