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And what about my exposure to the sun? Can i sunbathe

Ago 5, 2019 | Oncology

To avoid the appearance of spots, a good sun cream with extreme protection factor SPF 50+ is advisable.

Some chemotherapy drugs are photosensitive and can cause blemishes if the skin is exposed to the sun. Therefore, it is advisable to protect the entire body and face, especially in summer.

It is not advisable to use sun oils with alcohol because they dry the skin more.

In addition, the correct application of solar products is important following these guidelines:

  1. Repeat the application of protective products frequently
  2. The products must protect against UVB and UVA radiation, information that will appear on the
  3. To achieve the efficacy of the indicated sun protection factor, 2 mg / cm2 must be applied, which is equivalent to 6 teaspoons of cream (about 36 gr) for the entire body of an adult of size
  4. Applying less amount of sunscreen cream leads to a disproportionate reduction in protection.

If the spots have appeared, it is not advisable to use depigmenting products.

Sun Protector SPF 50+