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    Does sun exposure affect eczema?

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    I would think that the sun would dry my skin out even more but I read online that tanning beds have helped treat the condition?
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    Prof. Samuel Zagarella

    Dermatologist (Skin Specialist)

    A/Professor Samuel Zagarella graduated with Honours from the University of Sydney Faculty of Medicine in 1984. He obtained his specialist Dermatologist qualification and became Fellow … View Profile

    The effect of sun on eczema varies from person to person. It can exacerbate it, but it is true that some people improve in the sunlight. It is important not to sunburn or get too much sun due to risks of skin cancer.

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