The darkening of the skin because of prolonged sun exposure, which can be intentional is termed as Suntan. The darkening of the skin is perhaps one of the easiest symptoms of suntan. Though a bit of tan is considered to be stylish, over exposure does leave you at risks of skin diseases, especially skin cancer. Rashes, irritation and itching, skin depigmentation and other similar issues also prop up.
HOW IS SUNTAN DIAGNOSED?
A dermatologist diagnoses sun tan by taking the clinical features and by physical examination.
HOW IS SUNTAN TREATED?
The treatment of Suntan involves medicated creams, and home remedies such as applying yogurt, aloe vera and cucumber juice to remove Suntan.
DID YOU KNOW?
The most common risk of exposure to ultraviolet radiation is sunburn.