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    Just One Blistering Sunburn = A Double Risk of Developing Skin Cancer
    Mohiba K Tareen, MD posted:
    Even one blistering sunburn doubles your risk for having skin cancer. But really, no tan is a safe tan. Even a little bit of bronzing indicates damage to the DNA."

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    stormy328 responded:
    I didn't have a blistering sunburn but I did have a sunburn which is odd for me I have olive skin. Never had a burn before. Recently I went to Florida to visit w/ my sister & we were @ the pool. After I came home a month later I noticed red spots on my arms & legs. Then my skin peeled. I thought this was so odd. Should I be concerned? Should I see my doctor? I am kind of worried please let me know. Thank you. Scared in TN
    Mohiba K Tareen, MD replied to stormy328's response:
    Dear Stormy,

    I would try a good moisturizer such as Cerave Cream or Cetaphil Restoraderm cream for a good 2 weeks. If in 6 weeks after your trip the skin lesions do not resolve, it would be food to see a doctor as they could indicate sun damage or even precancerous lesions.

    Please keep us posted.

    Best of luck
    Dr. Mohiba Tareen
    Tareen Dermatology, Roseville, Minn
    Castle Connoly's America's Top Cosmetic Dermatologists
    Adjunct Assistant Professor Univ of MN Dept of Dermatology

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