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Sunscreen

Descriptions of Sunscreen

Sunscreen: A substance that helps protect the skin from the sun's harmful rays. Sunscreens reflect, absorb, and scatter both ultraviolet A and B radiation to provide protection against both types of radiation. Using lotions, creams, or gels that contain sunscreens can help protect the skin from premature aging and damage that may lead to skin cancer.
Source: National Institute of Health

Sunscreen : substance applied to the skin to protect it from the effects of sunlight; sunscreens act by absorbing ultraviolet radiation or by reflecting the incident light.
Source: CRISP

Basic Information: Sunscreen

Sunscreen: Preventive measure against sun exposure.

Count: Sunscreen is listed as a: treatment for 6 conditions; alternative treatment for 0 conditions; preventive treatment for 2 conditions; research treatment for 0 conditions.

Sunscreen is a type of: Avoid sun exposure (26)

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List of Diseases with Sunscreen as a Treatment

The following list of conditions have 'Sunscreen' or similar listed as a treatment in our database:

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List of Diseases with Sunscreen as a Preventive Treatment

The following list of conditions have 'Sunscreen' or similar listed as a preventive treatment in our database:

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