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Is it true that a sunburn is technically a radiation burn?

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Dr. Barry Press
Surgery - Plastics

In brief: Not really

Sunburns act like any other thermal burn.
Radiation injuries are different in that the damage continues after the radiation exposure. Sunburns heal.

In brief: Not really

Sunburns act like any other thermal burn.
Radiation injuries are different in that the damage continues after the radiation exposure. Sunburns heal.
Dr. Barry Press
Dr. Barry Press
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