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Uv Light And Psoriasis
An autoimmune disease involving the skin, nails, and occasionally the joints. It is not contagious. There are several types of skin lesions, most common variety being large red scaly itchy plaques on extensor surfaces such as elbows and knees. Psoriasis can be controlled by a wide variety of medications, but a cure has ...Read more
I am african american and the uv nail dryer is turning my hands dark. I started using broad spectrum uva uvb sunscreen and it is not helping.?
I'm caucasian and have vitiligo. Should I use broad spectrum sunscreen (uva/uvb) or just the uva? Will uvb rays help?
Dermatology: does a sun tan lotion, with an SPF 6, allow for tanning and wards off damaging premature skin aging when applied frequently enough?
Can coloured leds damage the eye simply because only a tight frequency spectrum of light is shinning on your eye and we evolved with full sun spectra?
What is most likely the lowest SPF sun tanning lotion one can use to prevent skin cancer and still obtain a tan for people with light colored skin?
Can a derm do light chemical peels on only dark spots/discoloration? Will it affect the overall apr. of the face? I.e. Spots being too light?
Does LED light treatment (red, blue, amber, near-infrared) stimulate pigment cells? Can it make brown sun spots darker?
No: Or will not make brown spots darker ...Read more
No, but you could: have hot, inflammed skin after sunburning, and that could make you feel hot. Night sweats are altogether different, and usually related to hormones, thyroid dysfunction, etc. So, check with your doctor if this persists for more than a few days, especially since you say you have a lump at front of your neck (thyroid is located there!) ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Could a hot tub tanning booth be safer using water to diffract, and control steadiness of uv absorption?
Rashes on skin which increase and start itching on excessive exposure to sunlight, heat and sweat.
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