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Summer light eruption is the most common of sun allergies. Triggered by UV rays ....
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Interview with a dermatologist who discusses treatment of skin photosensitisation.
Interview with a dermatologist who discusses treatment of sun-induced herpes.
Interview with a dermatologist who discusses different solutions for preventing summer light eruption.
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During her first pregnancy, Marie developed a pregnancy mask on her face... But not the second time. She explains why.
Mathilde, 29, has suffered from chronic summer light eruption since she was 18. Since she began using dermatological sun creams that filter UVB and UVA rays, she can finally enjoy the sun with peace of mind.
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Key Figure - 50 to 75% This is the percentage of pregnant women ...
50 to 75% This is the percentage of pregnant women affected by chloasma, or pregnancy mask.
source : Roger D., Boudrie JL., Vaillant L. and Lorette G. Peau et grossesse ("Skin and Pregnancy"). Encycl Méd Chir (Editions Scientifiques et Médicales Elsevier ), Gynécologie/Obstétrique, 5-038-A-, 2000.
True or False ? >  result
A woman who did not get pigmentation marks during her first pregnancy is not at risk for her second pregnancy
All women are at risk for pigmentation marks and pregnancy mask, regardless of whether they had them during their first pregnancy.