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I'm wondering what effect do tanning beds have on poison ivy?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry

In brief: Urushiol

I am not aware that the tanning bed rays would break down urushiol.

In brief: Urushiol

I am not aware that the tanning bed rays would break down urushiol.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Dr. Carlos Moe
Urgent Care

In brief: See below

The cause the rash to get worse and put you at risk for a first degree burn.

In brief: See below

The cause the rash to get worse and put you at risk for a first degree burn.
Dr. Carlos Moe
Dr. Carlos Moe
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