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Doctor insights on: Australian Gold Suntan Lotion

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Can you be allergic to suntan lotion?

Can you be allergic to suntan lotion?

Yes: Certain ingredients in the suntan lotion may cause an allergy. You may want to try a different brand. ...Read more

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Can sunscreen/sunblock/suntan lotion be used for chemical purposes?

Can sunscreen/sunblock/suntan lotion be used for chemical purposes?

UVA & UVB : Zinc oxide now can be micronized and put in sunscreen.. It acts as a physical barrier to sun... Other antioxidants can be placed as well. ...Read more

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When putting on sun tan lotion, am I supposed to apply sunscreen on first and then sun tan lotion? Or do I just use suntan lotion since it has SPF 5?

When putting on sun tan lotion, am I supposed to apply sunscreen on first and then sun tan lotion? Or do I just use suntan lotion since it has SPF 5?

SPF15 Broad-spectrum: Apply 1 oz of sunscreen with an SPF of at least 15 (the higher the SPF, the more UVB protection) liberally 15-30 minutes before sun exposure. Reapply every 2 hours & after swimming, sweating, or drying off with a towel. Use a sunscreen that says “broad-spectrum” on the label - that means it will screen out both UVB and UVA rays.Look for the new UVA rating system: 4 stars = highest UVA protection. ...Read more

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How can I prevent getting sunburnt if I am allergic to suntan lotion?

How can I prevent getting sunburnt if I am allergic to suntan lotion?

Cover up: Wear long-sleeved shirts, hats and long pants to reduce exposure to sunlight and harmful uv rays. ...Read more

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Does having a tan help protect me against getting skin cancer (i.E., can the use of suntan lotion be reduced as i become more tan?)?

Does having a tan help protect me against getting skin cancer (i.E., can the use of suntan lotion be reduced as i become more tan?)?

Tan: Tanning is equated with sun damage. The minimal " spf" afforded by a tan so to speak is not sufficient to protect one from the ultraviolet radiation that leads to skin cancers. Always use a broad spectrum sunscreen and reapply frequently. ...Read more

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Is it safe to put gold bond lotion on your penis everyday for chronic dry skin? Will there be any long term problems I should know about?

Is it safe to put gold bond lotion on your penis everyday for chronic dry skin? Will there be any long term problems I should know about?

Which kind?: As long as it does not irritate your penis, it should be ok. The anti-itch formula may irritate the tip of the penis however if applied accidentally. But why? ...Read more

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Persistent itch located on jaw line neck and chest mainly nipple and turned white. No rash. Tried lotion, oils, gold bond, anti itch. no Relief 4mth.

Persistent itch located on jaw line neck and chest mainly nipple and turned white. No rash. Tried lotion, oils, gold bond, anti itch. no Relief 4mth.

Rashes: Rashes are generally impossible to diagnose over the computer. Since you have tried so many things without relief, it's time to see the dr. to get it examined and properly diagnosed so the best treatment can hopefully occur. Good luck. ...Read more

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If i put suntan oil on my skin but then put sunscreen, will i get a tan but not damage my skin?

Nope!: Sunscreen application over any other oil or lotion will still block UV rays to some degree. Tanning = sun damage unless you are using a self tanning product designed to darken the skin without sun exposure. ...Read more

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I am short of breathe if i lie down to sleep or even to suntan. I do not smoke. What could cause this? Tks

I am short of breathe if i lie down to sleep or even to suntan. I do not smoke. What could cause this? Tks

See a cardiologist: As soon as you can. Postural breathlessness can be a symptom of heart disease among other things but the undiagnosed heart disease can have the quickest bad outcome if ignored. If no heart disease follow uop with your doctor for a thorough exam. ...Read more

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Could i put suntan oil and then sunscreen on top and still get a good tan and protect my skin?

Could i put suntan oil and then sunscreen on top and still get a good tan and protect my skin?

No: The sunblock should protect form UV-A and B rays. It will allow you to tan as well. Putting an oil on first may dilute the sunblock lowering its quality. The oil will not help you get any darker as well. ...Read more