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Does banana boat tanning oil block both kinda of sun rays?

Does banana boat tanning oil block both kinda of sun rays?

Doubt: If the product advertises itself as a tanning product then I doubt it blocks ultraviolet rays although I cannot be sure. ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu
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Rash (Definition)

A skin rash is a symptom in which a person has changes on part or all of his skin, such as color changes, bumps, blisters, oozing, peeling, ...Read more


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Is the banana boat sunscreen good if you have a sun allergy?

Is the banana boat sunscreen good if you have a sun allergy?

Sunscreen: With zinc oxide titanium. This will reflect the sun effectively protecting you from the sun. Keep yourself covered well. ...Read more

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Can I get an hiv/std from sitting on a banana boat, mybikini was moving to the side from the movement exposing my private area and anus on the surface?

Can I get an hiv/std from sitting on a banana boat, mybikini was moving to the side from the movement exposing my private area and anus on the surface?

Unlikely: Most of the STD organisms and HIV do not survive on surfaces and it is unlikely that you contract any STD this way, I would not worried! ...Read more

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I get a rash when I eat bananas and raw carrots. Could I be allergic?

I get a rash when I eat bananas and raw carrots. Could I be allergic?

Fruit rash: The best answer will be to get tested by a board certified allergist to determine if you are truly allergist. It is doubtful at your age that you are allergic to bananas and carrots but some individuals with severe pollen allergies can develop reactions to fresh fruits and vegetables. ...Read more

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Are gatorade and bananas beneficial in sun poisoning?

Are gatorade and bananas beneficial in sun poisoning?

Indirectly: Generally along with the sun poisoning goes some degree of dehydration and gatorade and bananas can help with this. ...Read more

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Will these painful sun rashes scar my skin?

Will these painful sun rashes scar my skin?

Depends on how bad: A sunburn is just that, a burn. Burns can be classified as 1st, 2nd, or 3rd degree. A mild sunburn, 1st degree, will get red and sore but will probably heal without scarring. A severe sunburn is like a 2nd degree burn with blistering of the skin. This more often can lead to freckling or scarring. Overexposure to the sun, regardless of burning, increases your risk of skin cancer later in life. ...Read more

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I get rashes around my elbows and small buttons when I stay in the sun. They last for a couple of days and they itch. Anu solution?

I get rashes around my elbows and small buttons when I stay in the sun. They last for a couple of days and they itch. Anu solution?

Photodermatitis?: Http://emedicine. Medscape. Com/article/1119566-overview

look in particular at the list of vegetables and plants linked to phytophotodermatitis, and try staying away from those. ...Read more

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I get hives and rashes when my body gets heat or exposed to sun etc., and it's itching a lot like needles poking. Please suggest me some help?

I get hives and rashes when my body gets heat or exposed to sun etc., and it's itching a lot like needles poking. Please suggest me some help?

Physical urticaria: Cholinergic urticaria is not allergy. There is direct stimulation of twitchy mast cells when you are sweaty. Antihistamine will help. Zyrtec is best. Generic cetirizine is the same thing for less cost. Standard dose is 1 pill [10mg] a day. Some people take 2 or 3. Even 3 a day is usually well tolerated but a few people will feel drowsy. ...Read more

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Red rashes on the face and head only of 11 month old baby boy after sun exposure on the beach temporal temperature is 36.6 and very alert pls. Advise.

Red rashes on the face and head only of 11 month old baby boy after sun exposure on the beach temporal temperature is 36.6 and very alert pls. Advise.

Sounds like sunburn: A baby gets sunburn very easily. Even on a cloudy day, it is possible to get a sunburn, because uv light penetrates through clouds. I would strongly recommend to keep babies in a shade, not directly expose to any sunlight. A baby gets sunstroke more easily than older children as well. ...Read more

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Crazy patient? Ana 1:640 x 4. Other labs neg. Exam: bad oral sicca otherwise normal. Pt c/o fatigue, dizzy, jt pain, sun rashes. Steroids resolve all.

Crazy patient? Ana 1:640 x 4. Other labs neg. Exam: bad oral sicca otherwise normal. Pt c/o fatigue, dizzy, jt pain, sun rashes. Steroids resolve all.

More info needed: What is the status of your anti-ds dna antibody and anti- ssa and ssb antibodies? Is there blood protein or casts in your urine? What is your CRP and esr? What is your C3 and C4 and ch50 levels? ...Read more

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I get sun burned, sun poisoning, hives, swelling, rashes, sickness and muscle soreness occur when I am in the sun for 30mins w/o sunblock 1h w/ why?

I get sun burned, sun poisoning, hives, swelling, rashes, sickness and muscle soreness occur when I am in the sun for 30mins w/o sunblock 1h w/ why?

Autoimmune disease: Some individuals have light sensitivity that can be secondary to autoimmune disease. This can be systemic or limited to the skin. I would consult an immunologist and undergo some blood tests to check for them. ...Read more

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High+anax10yrs, other antibodies neg. Recurring flares: joint pain, lethargy, sicca, chest pain, rashes. All sun induced. Responds to 10mg prednis. Best dx?

High+anax10yrs, other antibodies neg. Recurring flares: joint pain, lethargy, sicca, chest pain, rashes. All sun induced. Responds to 10mg prednis. Best dx?

Guessing: Too difficult to answer. Rheumatologic disease is often recognized by subtle characteristics of disease and progression over time. Can't be seen or well appreciated on line. Symptoms are often vague and overlap. Labs are helpful but not diagnostic. Best "test" is consistent follow up with rheumatologist and best diagnosis is what they give you. ...Read more

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Break out in hives in sun, migrating athralgia, rashes, fatigue, muscle weakness, neuropathy but neg ANA ENA fbc etc. Surely must be early lupus?

Break out in hives in sun, migrating athralgia, rashes, fatigue, muscle weakness, neuropathy but neg ANA ENA fbc etc. Surely must be early lupus?

Anxiety disorder: Anxiety is a subjective state of tension, apprehension, worry, uneasiness or fear. It may be related to anticipated danger or arise for no apparent reason. While mild episodes of anxiety are common and do not usually require treatment, more severe forms can be chronic and debilitating. Symptoms of severe anxiety: insomnia, sweating, palpitations, tremors, and fatigue. See you pcp for the referral. ...Read more

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Son suffers from anxiety severe sunburn and blistery rashes from sun canker soars fatigue joint pain and now leg itching resulting in rash. Lupus?

Son suffers from anxiety severe sunburn and blistery rashes from sun canker soars fatigue joint pain and now leg itching resulting in rash. Lupus?

Need more history: In that the above information is insufficient to make a specific diagnosis. How much sun exposure? Is son fair or olive skin? One joint or multiple? Injury or none? Appearance of rash, possible contact or exposure, history of eczema, etc. If chronic and feeling fatigued, start with a physical by your doctor and blood tests may be helpful. ...Read more

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ANA 1:640, malar rash in sun, periodic leukopenia, pleuritic chest pain, photosens rashes, mouth sores, raynauds, muscle & joint pain;sed rate, C3, C4 normal?

ANA 1:640, malar rash in sun, periodic leukopenia, pleuritic chest pain, photosens rashes, mouth sores, raynauds, muscle & joint pain;sed rate, C3, C4 normal?

Malar rash: What you are reporting is not normal. Most of your problems could be caused by an autoimmune disease, most likely Lupus. You need to be seeing a doctor. Doctors who specialize in this type of disorder are Rhematologists. ...Read more

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Howaa long can sun rash last?

Howaa long can sun rash last?

PLE: Polymorphous light eruption can occur in areas of the body that are exposed to the sun and can appear within hours to days after the exposure. It usually creates a non scarring, itchy rash that will resolve within several days. ...Read more

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Is the sun bad for viral rash?

Is the sun bad for viral rash?

Can be but: More importantly it can turn the rash dark and leave dark marks on your skin after the rash has resolved. So avoid sun anyways ...Read more

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Rash on neck? Sun damage

Rash on neck? Sun damage

Rash: Rashes are like baskins robbins, they come in 31 different flavors. You really need to see a doctor for a rash since the only way to get an effective evaluation and treatment is for a doctor to see the rash in-person. ...Read more

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I get a rash from lack of sun what is this?

I get a rash from lack of sun what is this?

PLE: Polymorphous light eruption can occur in areas of the body that are exposed to the sun and can appear within hours to days after the exposure. It usually creates a non scarring, itchy rash that will resolve within several days. ...Read more

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Do I take zyrtec (cetirizine) for a sun rash?

Do I take zyrtec (cetirizine) for a sun rash?

Zyrtec (cetirizine): Zyetec is an antihistamine and can be used to treat any itching that is associated with a sun burn or scaling from the sun. ...Read more

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Can I expose my shingles rash to sun or uv light.?

Can I expose my shingles rash to sun or uv light.?

Shingles: If oozing, keep it covered. The usual sun light should not have any effect on shingles. The problem with shingles is the pain. ...Read more

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After being in the sun for a while my skin breaks out into a rash that looks like goosebumps. Why?

After being in the sun for a while my skin breaks out into a rash that looks like goosebumps. Why?

Please see: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. There are many different things that cause this. ...Read more

Dr. Cornelia Franz
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Rash (Definition)

A rash is a change to skin condition which can affect color, appearance, or texture. It may or may not ...Read more