Sun-Sensitive Drugs (Photosensitivity to Drugs) Sun-Sensitive Drugs (Photosensitivity to Drugs)Related Health Facts « Back to Sun-Sensitive Drugs (Photosensitivity to Drugs) Index Sorted Alphabetically A-Z Sort by popularity Cancer Control Month Cancer Treatment Side Effects: Skin and Nails Chemotherapy Dries Skin Heat Exhaustion Quiz Heat Related Illnesses Living With Healthy Skin Pool Safety: Tips for a Safe Summer for Children Skin Care Products: Know Your Ingredients Skin Care: Protecting Your Skin Sun & Summer....Be Alert And Aware Sun ... and the Summer Rays Sunscreen IQ Swimming: Rip Currents and Rip Current Myths Sorted by Popularity (as on MedicineNet) Sort alphabetically Swimming: Rip Currents and Rip Current Myths Heat Related Illnesses Pool Safety: Tips for a Safe Summer for Children Skin Care: Protecting Your Skin Skin Care Products: Know Your Ingredients Heat Exhaustion Quiz Cancer Control Month Living With Healthy Skin Chemotherapy Dries Skin Cancer Treatment Side Effects: Skin and Nails Sun & Summer....Be Alert And Aware Sunscreen IQ Sun ... and the Summer Rays Suggested Reading on Sun-Sensitive Drugs (Photosensitivity to Drugs) by Our Doctors Related Diseases & Conditions 16 articles Itching Itching can be a common problem. Itches can be localized or generalized. There are many causes of itching to include: infection (jock itch, vaginal itch), Heat Rash Heat rash is a skin irritation caused by excessive sweating. It can occur at any age and it appears as a rash that itches or feels prickly, and looks like Lupus Systemic lupus erythematosus is a condition characterized by chronic inflammation of body tissues caused by autoimmune disease. Lupus can cause disease Melanoma Melanoma is a type of skin cancer which begins in skin cells called melanocytes and affects more than 53,600 people in the United States each year. These Vitiligo Vitiligo is a condition in which the skin turns white due to the loss of pigment from the melanocytes, cells that produce the pigment melanin that gives Freckles Freckles are flat circular spots on the skin that may be red, yellow, tan, light brown, brown, or black in color. Lentigo is the term used to describe Burns (First Aid) Burns are categorized by severity as first, second, or third degree. First degree burns are similar to a painful sunburn. The damage is more severe with Heat Stroke Heat stroke (heatstroke or sun stroke) is a form of hyperthermia. Heat stroke is a true medical emergency that can be fatal if not promptly and properly Heat-Related Illness Hyperthermia is the overheating of the body. Heat-related illnesses like heat stroke, heat exhaustion, heat cramps, heat rash, and sunburn are all hyperthermia Heat Exhaustion Heat exhaustion is a milder form of heat-related illness that can develop after several days of exposure to high temperatures and inadequate or unbalanced Sunburn (Sun Poisoning) Sunburn is caused by overexposure to UV radiation from the sun. UV rays can also damage the eyes. Repeated overexposure to UV rays also increases the risk Skin Cancer Skin cancers occur when skin cells undergo malignant transformations and grow into tumors. The most common types of skin cancer, basal cell carcinoma and Heat Cramps Heat cramps usually affect people who sweat a lot during strenuous activity or work in a hot humid environment. Symptoms of heat cramps are muscle pains Wrinkles Wrinkles, whether they be fine line or deep furrows, typically appear on areas of the body that receive a high amount of exposure to the sun. Smoking, Sunscreen Sunscreens are crucial for sun protection. Sun damage to the skin from exposure to ultraviolet rays is a risk factor for skin cancer and melanoma. To avoid First Aid First aid is a complicated subject and it is situation-specific. First aid is the help and medical assistance that someone gives, not only to an injured Medications 5 articles Procedures & Tests 0 articles Pictures, Images & Quizzes 14 articles Doctor's & Expert's Views 15 articles Health News 4 articles Health Features 13 articles STAY INFORMED Get the latest health and medical information delivered direct to your inbox!