A 34-year-old female asked:
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on vacation with my kids and i have been put on bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) for infected sweat gland we are going to water park will i be ok in sun? this was preplanned

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Dr. Frank Armstrong
23 years experience Dermatology
Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) should be ok: I would recommend sunscreens and dun ptotective clothing. Traditionally the tetracyclines and quinolones are more likely to make you sun sensitive Sulfa usually are ok
Answered on Aug 8, 2015
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