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Can sun poisoning cause you to have a weakened immune system during the time you have a rash?

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Dr. Steven Machtinger
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
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In brief: No

Not significantly.
However sun poisoning may be confused with lupus. In lupus there is dysregulation of the immune system.

In brief: No

Not significantly.
However sun poisoning may be confused with lupus. In lupus there is dysregulation of the immune system.
Dr. Steven Machtinger
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