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Is cncer risk + tan effect identical w/ 10mins sun w/o sunscrn vs 30mins sun w/ spf3 vs 80mins sun w/ spf8 etc? I kno all risky but what minimzes risk
Uv rays: Tanning beds give off uv rays at the short end of the visible spectrum. The sun also gives off such rays which causes sunburn. The tanning bed is therefore an artificial sun. The beta, alpha, & gamma rays are from radioactive sources and would be dangerous for a tanning bed and would not cause tanning anyway. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is my white skin protected from sun rays if I use the following: vitamic C serum, then bioderma moisturizer spf 30 and la roche posay powder spf 25?
SPF 30 and SPF 25: Both the bioderma moisturizer and la roche posay powder are effective sunscreen. May need to reapply products if out in sun for multiple hours. No need to use vitamin C serum on skin- vitamin C is not a sunscreen. Also avoid outdoors from 10 am to 2 pm as sun is most intense during these hours. ...Read more
Ciclopirox BP(1%w/v), Zinc Pyrithione (ZPTO) (1%w/v) , aloe vera vs Cetrimide IP(5%w/v),Isopropyl alcohol IP(10%w/v). which shampoo is better 'n' why?
Is it safe to inhale bare escentuals mineral powder makeup with zinc oxide & titanium dioxide during application? No micronized or nanoparticles
Chemical Exposures: There is no data that suggest inhalation of these powders represent a risk of disease. Please check with the doctor who can check with the manufacturer. ...Read more
Any sun exposure: Has some carcinogenic potential related to UV exposure. But remember its exceptionally small with limited exposure like you mention. There are many benefits to sun exposure too, you level of exposure just needs to be balanced based on your risk for developing skin cancer. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is vichy self tanner cream good?does it cause cancer or wrinkles..?is itl better than sun tanning and tanning bed?
M57, accidentally sprayed one puff of mortein insect spray on eyes and nose. Formula imiprothin 0.02% permethrin 0.03% d-trans allethrin 0.10%.Advise?
Irrigate with saline: Flush the nose with saline spray until relief of symptoms. See an ENT doctor if they persist. ...Read more
Depends on exposure: Most people with black skin will have a skin protection factor naturally of about a 3-4, depending on depth of color. An SPF 15 filters out approximately 93 percent of all incoming UVB rays. SPF 30 keeps out 97 % and SPF 50 keeps out 98% of the harmful rays, but all products take about 20-30 minutes to become effective and should be reapplied after 2-3 hours to maintain protection. ...Read more
Any danger of cancer from Neutrogena coal tar shampoo to use daily for 2 wks 4 hair loss from seborheic dermatitis ? Thought I read it was questnable?
2 weeks is fine: Here in California, the law requires Cancer Warning signs everywhere, because everything we eat, touch, breathe can cause cancer. That's the nature of life, everything on Earth can cause cancer... but the true question is, how likely? So, 2 weeks of any shampoo sold in America should be fine. No worries. Breathing the engine exhaust on the way to the store and back is likely to be more dangerous. ...Read more
25 y/o blonde male w/ blue eyes. Been indoor tanning 20x, 5x w/o eyewear. How much have I increased risk for ocular melanoma? Eye exams normal so far.
25y/o m blonde/blue eyes; went tanning a few times w/o goggles.. Maybe 60min of exposure to be conservative. How much raised risk for ocular melanoma?
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