Polymorphous light eruption

What is Polymorphous light eruption?

Polymorphous light eruption, also known as polymorphic light eruption,is an itchy rash caused by sun exposure in people who have developed a sensitivity to sunlight (photosensitivity). The rash usually appears as red, tiny bumps or slightly raised patches of skin.

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I have redness on my face
Under my eyes and along my forehead

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Brief Answer:
PMLE/ ACD/ Seborrhoeic dermatitis

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hello I am away from home and was in the sun way too long. Fair skin and got again polymorphous light eruption (PMLE). What can I get OTC for it....

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Hydrocortisone cream, antihistamine and Ibuprofen.

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Hi, I have painless itchless rash on my neck, 3 days small circular patches. I am a smoker, concerned if this could be because of lung cancer. how...

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details below

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This rash could be because of sun exposure, tinea , pityriasis...

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