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Is The Ultra Bronze Tanning Bed Bad For You
Is it a bad idea to go in a tanning bed naked? I've been debating whether or not to, but i can't decide. I'd at least like to without a bra on?
I went to a tanning bed and got burned pretty bad now my burn is starting to turn a purple-ish color what should I do?
Yes: Vicki If your skin is already sensitive, your risk of sunburn in a tanning bed will go way up. Not to mention the overall danger of getting melanoma from a tanning bed in general. All things considered, avoid tanning altogether, but failing that, at least until your skin has cleared up. Hope this helps! ...Read more
Is it bad if I go tanning in a tanning bed for 10 minutes once a week (i don't burn easily) since I barely stay out in the sun (cancer wise/skin wise)?
Tanning beds: One study showed that the people who had used a tanning bed, tanning booth, or sun lamp were 2.5 times more likely to develop the squamous type of cancer while the increase of basal cancer was 1.5 times greater when compared to those without cancer. The use of tanning beds increases the incidence of melanoma by 74%. Do not start using a tanning bed or you will be sorry. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have red dots on my skin after some bad sun burn but they don't look bad, I've never been in a tanning bed, could they be dangerous?
I have a sunburn on my butt from a tanning bed, it hurts and is itching a lot and i can't sleep cause its so bad. What should I do.
Burnt buns: I'm so sorry. You need to get as much cool water to the area as you can to reduce the heat in the skin cells. Try standing in the shower with just your butt in the water stream and keep the water as cool as you can stand. Alternative is to put cold washcloths or towels on, changing them to keep them cool. Apply heavy coat of water based moisturizer every few hours. Take Ibuprofen by mouth for pain. ...Read more
Diagnosed with psoriasis about 4 years ago. Got rid of it on my body w/ a tanning bed. Scalp is bad flaky & itchy, nothing helps! what is good to use?
Psoriasis: Tar shampoo and a prescription corticosteriod lotion will usually help. It is possible to get ultraviolet light treatments to your scalp. See your dermatologist for evaluation and therapy. ...Read more
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