2 summer again strange freckles

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by Rosie4887 on Mon Feb 17, 2020 11:05 pm

2 summer again strange freckles

Hi i went to a car show, 2 years ago, i can't wear sun cream as i am allergic to it.
I ended up getting really bad sun burn, which covered me over my shoulder, neck and front of my chest. It cleared up nicely with no issues. But I ending up with theses funny freckles on my shoulders, normally after the summer in to the autumn my tan and anything that happened in the summer dissappears. But I have the issue that they are still there and I am getting more each year and worse, should I be worried!!!

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by Dr Vishal Madan on Thu Feb 20, 2020 5:59 pm

Re: 2 summer again strange freckles

Thanks for your question.

Even a single sun burn episode increases the risk of skin cancer formation. I would recommend that you get your skin checked by your GP/Dermatologist for reassurance sake. You mention allergy to suncreams. Have you had patch testing or photo patch testing? It would be wise to get this test done to find out what exactly within the sun cream you are allergic to.

Until then please take extra precaution especially during the summer months!

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