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Can I Expose My Shingles Rash To Sun Or Uv Light
Can Nitrofurantoin cause sun sensitivity/sun burn? Had brief exposure to sunlight, hour or so later, noticed mild sunburn across face. Abnormal for me
Hi, my skin will get reddish and get itching when my skin was exposed to sun light or after coming into the home from exposing sun light please advice.
Many possibilities: You may have sun hypersensitivity or photosensitivity. This may sometimes be related to an underlying skin disorder such as rosacea or may be caused by a product you are using such as Retin-A or tretinoin or retinal, oral antibiotics, other medications known to cause photosensitivity, or you may just have sensitive skin. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Please see: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. This way you will get the best treatment. ...Read more
What is the certain time can I be exposed to the sun when i used hydroquinon cream on my face to fade dark spot? Should i forever hide from the sun?
Avoid Sunlight: Sun spots, melasma and other causes of skin pigmentation can sometimes be lightened with bleaching creams like hydroquinone (hq). It is important to note that any exposure to sunlight works against you. Shading the skin with a wide-brimmed hat and sunscreen (spf 30+) is the best way to help the hq work for you. You will always have to be mindful of sunlight to avoid re-pigmentation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hi doctors. Can i used sun block or sunscreen everyday on my face and skin even im in the house or not expose to the sun?
Sun screen at home?: Yes, you can use sun block or sun screen at home. The question is why would you want to if you are not exposing yourself to the sun? If you need to moisturize your skin, there are other options available to you. ...Read more
Whenever i spend time in the sun or expose my face to wind, my eyes become puffy red and sore. strong sun cream and glasses dont work. anything to do?
Rash with sun exposr: Many prescription & otc medications are photosensitizers: sun exposure while taking them can cause a sunburn-like rash. Many common plants can likewise cause a rash when exposed to sun. See a dermatologist; take list of all meds (rx & otc) & herbs/ supplements you take. Also list what sort of plants you have in garden or landscaping. ...Read more
You should NOT: Uncontrolled ultraviolet light from tanning salons can increase your risk of getting a skin cancer, including melanoma, lead to premature aging of the skin, and exacerbate/precipitate some skin conditions. The increased risk of skin cancer has lead the state of california to ban tanning beds for use by anyone younger than 18 years of age. ...Read more
Tinea Versicolor: White sun spots can be cause by a skin condition called tinea versicolor.Tinea versicolor is a common fungal infection of the skin that often affects adolescents and young adults. The term versicolor refers to the fact that it causes the affected skin to change color and become either lighter or darker than surrounding skin. Treatment can be with prescription ketodan. ...Read more
My skin develops hard white bumps after sun exposure that are not sweat bubbles. Am i allergic to the sun? Also don't tan well
Sun Reaction: Sometimes, when the skin is exposed to the sun, one gets a sun allergy (photosensitivity), which is a reaction of the immune system to the sunlight. Given below are the most common types of sun allergies: solar urticaria, photo allergic eruption, polymorphous light eruption, and actinic prurigo. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Today I applied lotion to my skin then after sun exposure these red spots start appearing under the skin. What can it be?
Allergy to it: do not useGet a more detailed answer ›
Whenever I go into the sun my back, nape and scalp itch uncontrollably. I wear a shirt so the skin isnt directly exposed to the sun. No rash or bumps?
Can I be allergic to the sun?Every time I go at the beach and expose myself at the sun,my skin starts getting itchy and red.I do use sun cream.
Sun sensitivity: Most likely it is an increase in blood flow to your skin as you are out in the heat. Blood vessels in your skin dilate and the skin then becomes red as you describe. It's also possible that you are having a phototoxic reaction. That's a reaction of your skin to sunlight when you are on certain medications. Things like birth control, even NSAID's can cause this type of reaction. ...Read more
DO NOT avoid but...: Sun exposure not only increases vitamin d but has other proven benefits unrelated to vitamin d. Uvb produces vitamin d and uva increases cancer risk- so avoid the sun when uva predominates. Precise instructions on how to be in the sun safely are at http://articles.Mercola.Com/sites/articles/archive/2012/03/26/maximizing-vitamin-d-exposure.Aspx. For info on the benefits of sun exposure see comment:. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Getting many brown spots on have from sun exposure. Other then wear sun screenwhat can I do to prevent future spots. Have been exfoliating every day?
Cheeks are really sensitive and get flushed easily especially in the sun. I used to tan all the time without sun screen could i have skin damage ?
Sun sensitivity: After prolonged exposure to the sun you could have skin damage. See a dermatologist for an evaluation ...Read more
Does putting a towel over your face while in a tanning bed reduce UV ray exposure and sun damage to your face?
UV DAMAGE: YES IT DOES.Get a more detailed answer ›
I am experiencing pimples and skin redness or irritation (worsened by: after exposure to the sun) .
Shingles (Herpes Zoster) (Definition)
A painful blistering skin rash caused by the chickenpox virus (varicella zoster), occurring in people who have had chicken pox some time in their past. ...Read more
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