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Does Acne Get Affected By UV Rays?

are there benefits of UV radiation?what are the effects of UV on the eye?what are the effects of UV on the skin?does UV interact with the immune system?what are some human health problems that are caused by over-exposure to UV light from the sun?does UV light kill bacteria?does everyone that comes in contact with over exposure of UV light get cancer?does acne get effected by UV rays? Is there a difference in the effects of UV rays and natural sun light?How to prevent against skin cancer?
Mon, 21 May 2018
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Hello and Welcome to ‘Ask A Doctor’ service.

I have reviewed your query and here is my advice.

As per your query of UV rays, my advice is -
1. UV rays help in synthesis of vitamin D3, if taken in minimal amount.
2. UV rays can lead to increase in acne lesions.
3. Continuous UV exposure can also lead to cancer in long term.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.
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Does Acne Get Affected By UV Rays?

Hello and Welcome to ‘Ask A Doctor’ service. I have reviewed your query and here is my advice. As per your query of UV rays, my advice is - 1. UV rays help in synthesis of vitamin D3, if taken in minimal amount. 2. UV rays can lead to increase in acne lesions. 3. Continuous UV exposure can also lead to cancer in long term. Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.