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Can too much heat on head from dryers cause skin cancer?

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In brief: NO

That will not cause skin cancer , but constant exposure to sun ( actinic rays ) , insensitive individuals may result skin cancer , not occasional heat from deers.

In brief: NO

That will not cause skin cancer , but constant exposure to sun ( actinic rays ) , insensitive individuals may result skin cancer , not occasional heat from deers.
Dr. Addagada Rao
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Dr. Hung Khong
Internal Medicine - Oncology
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In brief: No

Skin cancer (such as squamous cell, basal cell or melanoma) is mostly assocaited with uv light exposure from the sun or tanning bed.
However, it can also occur independently of sun exposure. That said, there is no evidence that heat from dryers causes skin cancer of any type.

In brief: No

Skin cancer (such as squamous cell, basal cell or melanoma) is mostly assocaited with uv light exposure from the sun or tanning bed.
However, it can also occur independently of sun exposure. That said, there is no evidence that heat from dryers causes skin cancer of any type.
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