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Stay Out Of The Sun (Overview)

Avoidance of direct sun, using hats or umbrellas, or staying in the shade is the best way to prevent sunburn.


Stay Out Of The Sun (Overview)

Avoidance of direct sun, using hats or umbrellas, or staying in the shade is the best way to prevent sunburn.


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How long after finishing doxycyline should you stay out of the sun?

How long after finishing doxycyline should you stay out of the sun?

4-5 days: The doxyclcline will be completely out of your system 4-5 days after taking the last dose. Avoid the sun and use sun screen for this duration. ...Read more

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I have brown skin so if i stay out of the sun, will i become lighter?

I have brown skin so if i stay out of the sun, will i become lighter?

No: Your skin color is genetic. It is important that you get some sun for vitamin d synthesis in your body. ...Read more

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I have a pretty bad sunburn. How long should I stay out of the sun now?

Be careful: Once the burn has healed. Never go out without suncscreen, a hat and sunglasses. Remember suncscreen needs to be reapplied every one to 2 hours. There is also sunprotective clothing-some of the companies are coolibar, solumbra and sunday afternnoons, and tilley hats. When you buy a hat make sure it is lightweight or you will not wear it. ...Read more

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Approximately how long would you have to stay out of the sun to get low vit d level?

Approximately how long would you have to stay out of the sun to get low vit d level?

Few month(6)?: Approximately 5–30 minutes of sun exposure between 10 am and 3 pm at least twice a week to the face, arms, legs, or back without sunscreen usually lead to sufficient vitamin d synthesis and that the moderate use of commercial tanning beds that emit 2%–6% uvb radiation is also effective individuals with limited sun exposure need to include good sources of vitamin d in their diet ...Read more

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Why do doctors tell you to stay out of the sun after you've had your face lasered?

Why do doctors tell you to stay out of the sun after you've had your face lasered?

Adding injury: Laser treatments precisely pulse intense light to areas of wrinkles and other skin imperfections. You don't want to blast the treated area with more sun exposure afterwards because your skin is now more sensitive to light -- at least until healing occurs. ...Read more

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For how long should I stay out of the sun after undergoing a fractional laser procedure ?

For how long should I stay out of the sun after undergoing a fractional laser procedure ?

Sun-exposure: After the laser treatment, your skin is more sensitive to sun damage. It is probably best to avoid heavy sun-exposure for at least 1-3 weeks after your procedure. In addition, I would recommend wearing a hat and using topical sunscreen once the skin has healed. ...Read more

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If I stay out of the sun and stay in the shadows, and lighten my skin, will I actually have pigment loss?

Skin lightning: Your overall skin tone will lighten over time since you will not be getting tan but your skin will not get lighter than it normally is in non-sun exposed areas. ...Read more