A 37-year-old female asked:
if it takes three days of sun exposure for someone to develope any signs of sun burn, does that mean this person age slower?
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Dermatology 32 years experience
Sunburn: Sunburn is literally a burn on the skin from ultraviolet (uv) radiation. This burn causes inflammation of the skin. Injury from sunburn can begin within 30 minutes of exposure. One or more blistering sunburns in childhood or adolescence more than double a person's chances of developing melanoma later in life, according to the skin cancer foundation.
Last updated Jun 13, 2013
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