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Pale skin, unable to get sun tan - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Skin Hair and Nails
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Doctor :   hi
User :   hello i need you to help me understand why this is or isnt happening.
Doctor :   how can I help you?
Doctor :   ok
User :   my mother can sunburn my father is a redhead and my brother is a redhead. i have my mothers hair. so i have dirty blonde hair.
Doctor :   plz continue with your query
Doctor :   ok
User :   i cannot tan nor can i sunburn
User :   everyone else is able to sunburn.
User :   i cannot. i have fairly pale skin and XXXXXXXX eyes.
User :   no one in my family
User :   i am also not
User :   at least i do not have white hair and red eyes.
User :   any ideas or help?
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   i will help you in this
Doctor :   can i ask few relevant questions?
User :   sure.
User :   um i only have 5 minutes
Doctor :   For Health purposes please provide your Age, Gender, Location, Occupation, Marital status, Height, Weight and Waist circumference.

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