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Can you tell me exactly when is it safe to tan after a 2nd degree burn?

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Dr. Curtis Wong
Plastic Surgery 33 years experience
Tanning after burn: Once your skin has returned to normal (normal color, normal texture) its considered 'safe' to tan but you should never over do it as you risk long term consequences if you do.
Dr. Robert Dorsey
undefined 36 years experience
Healed: When the burned area is completely healed. This may takes months. Wld use sunscreen so not to re-burn the skin for it is susceptible to burning.

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