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Skin turning red after exposure to UV - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Skin Hair and Nails
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Practicing since : 2004
Answered : 40 Questions

User :   is anyone ther
Doctor :   hi
User :   i have a problem
Doctor :   how can ve help you
User :   my skin has turned red
Doctor :   k
User :   is it bcos i was exposed to UV
Doctor :   proceed wit your problem
User :   i was working with UV lamps in one of my experiments
User :   was exposed to UV for few minutes
User :   but have done before
Doctor :   k
User :   and nothing has happended before
User :   but now it is red
User :   when i wassh with water
User :   it burns
User :   or is it an allergy
Doctor :   since how many days your havin this problem?
User :   just last night
User :   my face became red only when i washed with water
User :   in the night
User :   i was working during the day
Doctor :   we would like to know your age and occupation
User :   21
User :   student
Doctor :   k
Doctor :   do have any earlier episodes of allergy
User :   nope
User :   no history of it
Doctor :   k.
Doctor :   ya there are chances of burns due to radiation exposure..
User :   k so how long will the redness be
User :   i have applied only aloe vera to soothen it
Doctor :   whats the severity of burnin pain?

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