A 23-year-old female asked:
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my derm prescribed suncros sunscreen gel 26 but i got that lotion instead of gel.my friend got hives on d face after using this.can dis happen to me??

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Dr. Alan Levine
33 years experience Pediatrics
Maybe: Every persons' skin is different,. Because your friend had a reaction to the gel does not automatically mean that you will. Unless you have a history of sensitive skin, a trial of the lotion is one of the only ways to know if there is a sensitivity.
Answered on Oct 11, 2017
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