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Why Do I Itch When In The Sun
SUN-SENSITIVE: Sun-sensitity is common and may be due to medications or medical conditions. The solution is to cover sun sensitive areas and use SPF >50 sun screens. If itch progresses to rash then further investigation may be needed. Anti-histamines (claritin, zyrtec, (cetirizine) allegra) may help. ...Read more
So i have white stuff in my hair, but they don't itch. I took a shower and still have them. Whenever i'm in the sun my head itches, what could this be?
I was out in the sun on holiday topless in Barcelona for 2 hours or more and now my body stings and itches the next day! This always happens!! Help??
SoundsLike the usual: result of ultraviolet radiation damage to the skin followed opening up skin arterioles to ?skin blood flow to help repair all the cellular damage from the UV radiation, both UVA & UVB; commonly referred to as sunburn. The symptoms are a result of both the skin cell damage & the body's emergency response effort to repair the damage. Skin with less melanin most susceptible to damage & skin cancer. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have psoriasis so i've been laying out in the sun and i've got a rash that itches? What could this be and what can I do to prevent it for happing?
Itchy sun rash: Sun exposure rashes could mean a reaction to your sunscreen or a "sun allergy" like polymorphous light reaction (pmle). 90% of sun rashes are due to pmle, but there are other conditions that can make you sensitive to sunlight. If the rash is from the sun, the areas that were exposed to the sun would be most affected. Also, sunburn would make your psoriasis itch. This needs evaluation. ...Read more
I always get a rash in the summer and it appears to be from the sun. Fluid filled red spots. Gets much worse if i burn and itches so bad. Sun allergy
Photosensitivity: If this occurs at the exposed skin areas, then it is from photosensitivity. Are you taking any photosensitizing medications which triggers a rash only upon strong sun exposure. Lime juice can induce a photosensitive reaction at the site of contact but it is ? that drinking it would do the same. Sunscreen with titanium, long-sleeve . See derm if problem persist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My girlfriend's upper chest and throat itches. There are red bumps. Her cheekbones started to hurt like it's burning in the sun, even when she's not?
URI symptoms.: It is possible that this could represent an allergic respnse. It would be best to see your family doctor to also exclude a viral infection. ...Read more
Polymorphic light: Eruption, which is condition that occurs in reaction to sunlight on the skin, a rash happens and it's itchy, it's not dangerous though, you need to protect your skin by wearing sun-screen, long sleeves and hat, avoid direct sun exposure,Hydrocortisone cream OTC can help with the itching, see a Dermatologist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What would cause psoriasis only during the months of may through september? It itches severely when I go out in the heat or sun.
My skin itches whenever i play sports like basketball even when exposed to sun, red spots appear in my skin and itches. Please help me. Thanks!
Conditioning: It is usually felt to be a histamine response. In my experience, it seems to happen to people who do not exercise regularly. So regular exercise and conditioning and doing a good warm up before playing can sometimes help. Thank you for your question. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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