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What causes tingling after you lay in the tanning bed? Does uv light cause that?

What causes tingling after you lay in the tanning bed? Does uv light cause that?

Heat or pressure: Most likely tingling is due to laying in a position causing nerve or blood vessel compression. A less likely possibility is uv associated skin overheating but this would leave a visible "sunburn". ...Read more

Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Tingling (Definition)

Tingling is a pins and needle like sensation anywhere on the body. May also be termed paresthesia. Can experience when elbow is bumped (funny bone), or even from frostbite. On its own, unlikely significant but may be part of nerve pathology from ...Read more


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Does tanning bed cause cancer?

Does tanning bed cause cancer?

UV exposure can: Tanning beds expose a person to uv light and uv light is one of the causative factor of skin cancer. ...Read more

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Can a tanning bed cause trichomoniasis?

Can a tanning bed cause trichomoniasis?

No: If the tanning bed is cleaned no worries, it is usually sexually transmitted. ...Read more

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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.

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

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Can a tanning bed cause neuropathy? At first it was a numbing tingle when in the sun, but went away completely. 3 yrs later its back and burns at nigh

Can a tanning bed cause neuropathy? At first it was a numbing tingle when in the sun, but went away completely. 3 yrs later its back and burns at nigh

Rare: There is minimal research that does suggest overuse of tanning beds can "tip" a neuropathy that has already started toward more severe neuropathy by increasing superficial oxidative damage, partially by thymine dimer formation and partially by simple oxidation increase. What this means is that it aggravate a mild neuropathy, but most likely cannot cause it. Where is your neuropathy? Facial? ...Read more

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Will opening your eyes during a tanning bed session cause damage/ eye cancer?

Will opening your eyes during a tanning bed session cause damage/ eye cancer?

It can...: Tanning is the result of the damaging effects of ultraviolet light on the skin. If the eyes are exposed to intense uv light, the surface of the eye (cornea), lens and retina can all be damaged. Skin cancer is the most concerning risk from tanning. I would always wear eye protection when exposed to intense uv light. ...Read more

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Is vichy self tanner cream good?does it cause cancer or wrinkles..?is itl better than sun tanning and tanning bed?

Is vichy self tanner cream good?does it cause cancer or wrinkles..?is itl better than sun tanning and tanning bed?

Healthtap doctors: are asked not to endorse specific brands or product lines. Tan in a can is usually safer than sun tanning or using a tanning bed. The latter can increase risk for skin cancer. ...Read more

Tanning (Definition)

Tanning refers to attending exposing oneself to the sun, or a tanning salon, for the purpose of darkening the skin, for cosmetic reasons. Occasionally, tanning is for medical reasons to relieve some symptoms ...Read more