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Acetal melanoma is not related to sun, superficial is related to sunburns, lentigo is to chronic sun exposure, what is nodular related to?
Time growth: The pattern of growth of melanoma is defined by the thickness of the lesion with those defined by Breslow of more than 1.5 mm thick having a greater possibility of spreading. With time the flat, thin appearance changes and the melanoma grows thicker to take on a nodular appearance. Later, this nodular lesion takes on an ulcerating picture wherein the prognosis is far poorer. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sunburn , is a heavy tan a good thing or a bad thing? And does it just mean you're heavily sun burnt?
No Sunburns!: There is no such thing as a healthy tan - unless you are born with it. Sunburns and tans are thought of as damaging to dna - damaging dna can lead to uncontrolled cell growth leading to precancers and skin cancers - besides making your skin look aged. Play it safe, embrace your natural skin's beauty and wear a broad spectrum sunscreen, spf 30 or greater and re-apply liberally. ...Read more
It can be: You should see your dermatologist for treatment. ...Read more
You shouldn.t: You shouldn't stay in the sun after burning. ...Read more
So i got sunburn and my skin is coming of will the my skin be tan or be white like if i didnt get sun?
Pale: After the top layer peals away the newer skin below will not have the mature pigment production needed to keep you tanned evenly.You will have variation from pale in the newly pealed areas to deeper tan in the areas that did not burn.It may take a year or more before your tone is even. Liberal use of a sunblock can lighten the tanned areas so the change isn't as noticeable. ...Read more
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
Not really : Hot air or steam can produce a thermal burn for the high temperature just like exposure to hot water which can produce scalding burns. A sunburn can occur on a cold day and is the result of ultraviolet rays which pierce the skin surface . If your under an umbrella on a hot day and have uv protective clothing you won't get burned. Hot air and uv rays are different forms of energy. ...Read more
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