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A 69-year-old female asked:

Going to hot country. should i use less than factor 30 sun cream to get benefit of sun for osteoporosis or would this risk skin cancer. please advise.

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Dr. Tim Conrad
Ophthalmology 34 years experience
Protect skin: And take vitamin d3. The d3 is the activated vitamin that does not require sun exposure to work.

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