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Weird 1-ever seen an ankle sprain make skin turn tan and peel 4 weeks later? (no not sunburn) fell down stairs, ankles were wrapped during sun exposur
Is skin cancer poss. in area covered by clothing/NEVER exposed to sun? Skin C in family, always avoid sun/cover up/use spf, but suspect mole on torso.
Pale red dots on cheek. 18 years old. Always wore sunscreen. Never had acne. Hyper pigmentation? Underlying freckles? Uneven skin tone? Narrow down?
Sorry...: But is sounds like you have narrowed down your options about as much as anyone can without actually seeing the lesions that you are referring to. Instead of narrowing it down, I could add other possibilities but that would be fruitless. If you are interested in an actual answer you will need to see a physician (primary care or dermatologist). Take care. ...Read more
Post burn erythema after exposure to the sun. 5/28 sunburn anterior ankle. 1st degree deep red w/some patching of Redpurple. Peeled and now stuck red. How to heel perm redness?
It is a risk factor: Sunburn blister does not cause cancer. However, it is a marker for severe skin damage from uv radiation exposure from the sun (or tanning bed). Uv radiation can cause damage to the dna of skin cells, resulting in skin cancer in some people. Common skin cancers associated with sun exposure are basl cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma, and melanoma. ...Read more
Will facial scars darken in south of france(warmm) if i apply total sunblock. scars are already flat and red. thanks verg much?
Is vichy self tanner cream good?does it cause cancer or wrinkles..?is itl better than sun tanning and tanning bed?
Here are some ...: Since Fordyce's spots are ectopic sebaceous glands beneath the skin, sunlight would not grow their size, but of course, as expected, the overlying skin may darken leading to potential deceptive look, which you may like them. So, no effect and no harm from Fordyce's spots. More? Seek pro-evaluation & counseling preferably from dermatologist timely. Best wishes... ...Read more
Does Rosacea appear Brown after Sun exposure? Does Lupus Malar appear Brown after Sun exposure? What type of Butterfly Rash turns Brown in Sun?
Malar rash: Melasma is a very common patchy brown, tan, or blue-gray facial skin discoloration, usually seen in women in the reproductive years. It typically appears on the upper cheeks, upper lip, forehead, and chin. Lupus may cause a butterfly rash which can be exacerbated by the sun. A malar rash associated with lupus may be erythematous (red) or brown. ...Read more
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
Itchy mosquito bite like bumps where the sun doesn't shine..?"is it possible to have skin cancer where the sun never shines?"
Hyperflexible joints, but no dislocations; thin, elastic skin w/ atrophic scars, but bruising regular; poor circulation; GI issues; ehlers danlos?
Great Idea: Sunburn is response of the tissues to injury from solar radiation. It is simply inflammation which means increase blood flow to the area to promote healing. Do not use ice as this can injure already injured skin. Cool water soaks can help as can taking anti-inflammation medicines like Motrin or advil (ibuprofen). Avoid any further damage as this can cause scarring . Good skin cream applied daily/gently helps. ...Read more