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The Derm-Index : Sun sensitive skin.

Your skin in the sun

All you ever wanted to know about skin and dermatological disorders.

Sun sensitive skin. > [11] results
Video > [1] result
 

Video - Sun risk

Video

Video - Sun risk

 
Golden rules > [1] result
 

4 good habits to take proper care of your skin in the sun

To avoid endangering your skin when in the sun, there are a few rules that must be followed.

 
Focus on... > [2] results
 

Summer light eruption : an extremely common sun allergy

Summer light eruption is the most common of sun allergies. Triggered by UV rays ....

Pregnant women, sun and pregnancy mask

The skin of pregnant women is very sensitive and at risk for pregnancy mask. Therefore a few precautions must be taken.

 
3 questions to an expert > [3] results
 

Educating about the risk associated with certain highly photosensitising drugs

Interview with a dermatologist who discusses treatment of skin photosensitisation.

Herpes must be treated as soon as the first symptoms appear

Interview with a dermatologist who discusses treatment of sun-induced herpes.

Sometimes I prescribe synthetic antimalarial drugs

Interview with a dermatologist who discusses different solutions for preventing summer light eruption.

 
Testimonials > [2] results
 

I did not make the same mistakes during my second pregnancy

During her first pregnancy, Marie developed a pregnancy mask on her face... But not the second time. She explains why.

"After years of allergies, I can finally get back in the sun!"

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.

 
Key Figure > [1] result
 

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 ? > [1] result
 

A woman who did not get pigmentation marks during her first pregnancy is not at risk for her second pregnancy

FALSE
All women are at risk for pigmentation marks and pregnancy mask, regardless of whether they had them during their first pregnancy.