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Do You Really Go Blind From The Sun
Depends: Why would you do this? The eye will try and avoid the pain of looking at the sun and the pupil will constrict as much as it can to limit the damage. The eye will focus the sunlight on the most critical parts of the back of the eye and the time to have damage would depend upon light intensity (is it mid-day; is there smog?) and upon the steadiness of the fixation. ...Read more
What to do if i'm allergic to sunscreen but i work out in the sun all day what can I do from stop getting burn?
Wear hat: Best answered by a Dermatologist but I have a friend who has a similar problem and likes to play golf. He wears a wide- brimmed hat, light( white)long - sleeve all- cotton shirts that " breathe" and light- colored long pants. He plays early in the morning or much later in the day to avoid the most intense UV rays. See a Dermatologist; they may have a sunscreen u r not allergic to. Best of Luck! ...Read more
What happens if I was to look straight into the sun during daytime, how long would I need to be staring at the sun to go blind?
See below: Wash face with clean wash cloth and mild soap three or four times a day. You may also use a drying agent like over the counter acne meds. You should not "pop" pimples, as this can cause greater problems with infection. Speak to your doctor or ask your pharmacist for assistance in choosing topical medications. Keep these meds away from your eyes! ...Read more
How to get rid of sun spots? I always get them when I am exposed to sunlight. But they keep on coming back. How to i make it better?
Yes: Yes they do.Get a more detailed answer ›
What does it mean when you get spots on your hand out of no where and they don't go away they look like freckles ?
See Dermatologist: Cannot say without having someone look at the spots. ...Read more
If you see tornado when driving, how do you know whether to stop and hide, or stay in the car and drive?
Hide in a ditch.: Tornados move very rapidly if you see one, and it is always better to find a low spot by the roadside like a ditch or culvert, because cars become airborne if involved with the tornado and they don't have wings like an airplane to land "safely". ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Vit D, : Vit d production is stimulated by sunshine, it is the only vitamin from sun. ...Read more
Many variables: Age, temperature, humidity, medications, hydration status. Sunstroke also occurs with a high heat index such that the air is so humid one's sweat cannot evaporate to cool the body down. Many medications (primarily psychiatric ones) can interfere with the body's ability to regulate its temperature & lead to sunstroke. Keep hydrated; stay in a/c when heat index high. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How do u get rid of acne on face and chest? I heard that going in the sun can help dry them up and it will make em go away is this true?
Spironolactone: Adult women with acne respond best to spironolactone. It will take 3 months to see what it will do. Dose varies from 25 to 200 mg daily, usually 100mg. Very safe. Do not use if pregnant or kidney failure. Tell dermatologist all meds & supplements. Sometimes causes minor breast tenderness or intermenstrual spotting. Can be used for years. Avoid taking potassium (kcl) pills. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Does looking repeatedly into the sun damage your eyes? I like to take photos of the sunrise. How about if i close them and face the light?
Possible: Looking directly at the sun can damage your eyes and it takes only seconds to do so. Be careful when looking directly at the sun. By the way if you are using a digital camera, you can look at the sun on the screen on the camera. This risk in in this case is to your camera, not your eyes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have brownish spots from picking at acne. What are some ways to make them go away? Any good products? How long does it take to fade?
I think I may have pink eye, don't really have the money to go to the Dr. Is there anything else I can do to help it Go away?
Compresses, massage: You can try warm compresses every hour while you are awake along with tear duct massage 4 times a day. To massage your tear duct, place your clean pinky finger in the inner corner of your eye and make little circle motions with it massaging towards your nose. Gently wipe out discharge from eyes with clean cloth only. If not better in 3-4 days, then you really need to go to an urgent care center . ...Read more
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