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Photosensitivity Treatment: Prevent And Treat Sun Sensitivity

What is Photosensitivity? Photosensitivity is when an individual has an extreme sensitivity to the sun (ultraviolet rays) and other sources of light. This sensitivity can lead to frequent and intense skin rashes and burns. Photosensitivity is also known as sun allergy, or simply as sun sensitivity or sensitivity to the sun. People who have photosensitivity are ultimately more prone to developing skin cancer and other types of skin damage. Photosensitivity treatment is possible, as is avoiding the symptoms of photosensitivity in the first place. Types of photosensitivity: Photoallergic photosensitivity: This is when an individual develops side effects from various medications...

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