Rash from tanning bed

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Avatar f tn I just started laying in the tanning bed and i have developed a rash on my butt its about as big as a dime and has lil blisters in it. The past two years that i have tanned i have got it and it will stay for about a week and then go away and not come back un til next year when i start tanning. What is it and how can i stop it from coming back?
Avatar m tn Last week I went into a stand-up bed for less than my normal time and later that night developed a rash/reddened welts on my upper arms, neck, and upper chest. It had been a couple weeks since I last tanned but I have done that before and tanned for the same amount of time, without a problem. I always use a lotion and haven't switched it for several months. I am not on any new medication either. I would like to continue to tan but don't want to worsen or continue to get this rash!
2102940 tn?1333643102 It must have been like you said a burn from the tanning bed. My skin is fair so it makes sense. It was just a funny place to be on my side under my arm. Thanks again!!
1025521 tn?1252507728 I am an RN, and I am not sure why you have a rash, but for your own safety, stay away from the tanning beds! There is a huge increase in the number of skin cancer cases from young women using tanning beds, and it just isn't worth it. Get a spray on tan; a lot of places are offering those now. I hope all works out for you.
Avatar n tn I had it before. Somebody told me to go to the tanning bed a few times and it will go away. I am so against tanning beds now because I had to have 2 skin biopsies (both benign) which put a scare in me. I used to worship the sun and went to the tanning bed for special occasions. I will say though it did work and got rid of the rash.
Avatar f tn I am aware it is probably a heat rash and the tanning bed is causing but I would like to know what can help prevent it and what can help take it away or calm it down?
Avatar m tn I am regular tanner-tanning bed good base tan. First sunny weekend. Rash is every where I put oil. Took claritan and used Benadryl gel tonight. Hope it helps!
Avatar n tn Im not sure WHAT this is but i have recently started the tanning bed and today i laid a little longer... well when i got out i have these dark red spots on my shoulder. like a cluster of red spots... it looks like blood raised to the skin? it actually looks exactly like freckles but only in a small clustered area... they were not there b4 and i can tell they are not new freckles? could this be bad??
Avatar f tn I have had a history of sun poision on my shoulders and chest, not on the places that I seem to being getting a rash from now. Is it possible that I am having a reaction to the cleaners or that I am getting sun poision now on my stomach? I know that I probably should stop tanning but I really dont want to. Any suggestions on what it could be from?
Avatar m tn t breathe which caused the heat rash. If one is burned from the sun or from a tanning bed then the skin tightens up and forms a layer of skin that is closed and the sweat underneath that is trying to come out of the pores that are now blocked or closed, can cause blisters from the sweat trying to get out. Also note that you can get planter's warts from tanning beds also. I had that painful experience and so am very cautious about having the bed properly cleaned before I get in it.
Avatar f tn Hello, I got married 5 years ago. The day before my wedding, I went tanning and the gals behind the desk recommended I get into a huge new tanning bed. It was a tad bit hot and I came out of it with red raised bumps on my legs. I then went on my honey moon to Mexico where it was extremely hot and was given a pharmaceutical cream for the bumps and they disappeared. Now that it is 5 years later, I've been on many vacations since and didn't have any sort of reaction for about 3 years.
Avatar f tn I have my own tanning bed an I have been tanning @ least 1 a week for a few weeks now. I have results on my pelvic area n starting to see results on my legs. But I can not seem to get any results on my chest or back. What am I doing wrong?
Avatar f tn tanning bed also cause skin cancer
Avatar f tn Just wondering what's everyone's opinion about laying in the tanning bed while pregnant? Anyone tan while pregnant?
Avatar f tn Sorry didn't finsh. But they became scaly. Then I started layin in the tanning bed for about a week straight. They dyed out and was just a bigger circle with red bump gone just pilling on the outside of the circles. I have not laid in the tanning bed for a week and now the begining of the rash has went away but now that I haven't been I feel like I got it worse. All over my stomach high chest hand back and I would reall like some input I have a six month old and don't.
Avatar f tn The next day or the day after, I went to the gym and after my workout used the stand up tanning bed. I noticed in the bed these spots under the UV lighting, what looked like a red rash and thought it had something to do with the heat from laser + tanning. Unfortunately, these spots are now visible around my bikini area and lower navel area (also treated with laser hair removal). They are a tan color and when I shower, they get darker.
Avatar f tn I have tanned in tanning beds for several years now, but only in the spring just to get a light tan before laying in the sun. I went to tan and used the stand up tanning bed, got a little burnt which wasd no big deal but the next day i had blisters under my arms and back of my legs and they dont itch but they hurt! this has never happened before what shoud i do???
Avatar m tn I stopped going to the tanning bed, and I applied hydrocortisone cream by Aveeno. I just never risked going back in the tanning bed after this. However, I have still tanned outside, directly in the sun...and there have been no issues. Thanks for your help!
Avatar f tn The one on my heel and other one on my chest are UNRELATED. The one on my chest usually occurs after i lay in the tanning bed. Could it be from heat? It itches and spreads when i scratch it.Any suggestions will help.Thanks.
Avatar m tn I would exposure the area to sunlight whenever you can; not too much. I cannot recommend a tanning bed.
Avatar n tn Have spent some time in the sun and tanning beds my whole life (Im 23 years old). I havent been in a tanning bed in quite some time, but recently went. The next day I noticed red/purplish spots all over the inside of my forearms (rang in size of tiny-small freckles). I have had a few similar looking spots on the tops of my hands before after tanning that later turn darker brown, than lighter brown, then the disappear. This is also happening with the spots on my forearms.
Avatar m tn alot of people get these esp while using a tanning bed... you can also go to a tanning bed and ask for sunspot treatment that works. it's usually a clear ointment like, and doesnt make your face hurt. it's not that expensive either. i had to use it to one year while working at a tanning bed because i got sunspots on my face. i dont think it should hurt!
Avatar n tn I had my eyebrows waxed than went directly to the tanning bed. I dont ware eye protection and I use tanning lotion on my face. I continued to tan throughout that wek, along iwth outdoor sun in FL. I got a small rsh under my eyebrow its mainly in the corner of my eye. I thought i was from the waxing so i continued to go in the sun. The small red bumps neevr went away untill I I began using cortezone creme andkeeping out of the sun.
Avatar f tn I talked to one of my friends that used to work at a tanning bed and uses the same tanning lotion as me. The same thing happened to her & said it was some kind of fungis, there was a type of lotion that you can buy to help get rid of this. I never bought the lotion but the bumps stopped coming after tanning but I still get the white spots.
Avatar m tn Yes!!! I recently developed a rash from a Warner.s bra. It's the one they advertise as being so comfortable. Even worse, I developed a fast growing skin cancer before I developed the rash. I go in tanning beds from time to time for short periods. I thought it was odd that a mole I have on my breast suddenly changed quickly growing, turning darker and rougher yet no moles or cancers from skin exposed in the tanning bed. It's taken me months to figure out it was my bra and I am pissed!!!!!
Avatar f tn I started using a tanning bed for 1 month. Then I got very tired and had my hemoglobin checked...it had dropped over a point and a half. I also had a pleurisy attack and chest pains with radiating down my left arm and into my jaw. I went to the ER and then my cardiologist...it is not my heart. It has now been over 2 months since I did the tanning bed the last time and my hemoglobin is slowly climbing. I have had a positive ANA just once after I had been in the sun too much.