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Can you get a burn from a tanning bed?

Yes, you can get a burn from a tanning bed. In fact, over 3,000 people a year end up on the emergency room in the United States from skin burns, fainting and eye injuries suffered from indoor tanning, according to a study in JAMA Internal Medicine. Tanning beds are blamed for more than 400,000 cases [...]

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Will a burn turn into a tan?

If you’re thinking of sitting in the sun or a tanning bed hoping that even if you get a sunburn it will eventually fade into a tan, change your plan. A sunburn will not fade seamlessly from a burn to a tan. Instead, the sunburn will start to peel, leaving you not with a new [...]

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Radiation Burns

A radiation burn is skin damage that results from exposure to radiation, including thermal radiation, ultraviolet radiation, and ionizing radiation. Treating a radiation burn depends on its severity and the cause of the burn. For example, a minor sunburn may not require medical attention, but patients should bring any redness or other symptoms associated with [...]

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What are flash burns?

Flash burns come from brief exposure to flames, heat, electricity, chemicals, or UV radiation. There are two main types of flash burns: Corneal flash burns These flash burns affect the cornea of the eye. The cornea is the layer that sits over the iris (the colored portion of the eye). A corneal flash burn occurs [...]

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