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Can the sun harm my skin?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)

When your skin is exposed to the sun, it's susceptible to sunburn and other damage from harmful UVA and UVB rays. Sunburns can cause lasting damage on top of painful redness and blisters. To be safe, always wear sunscreen.

Use a sunscreen and wear protective clothing to safeguard your skin from the sun's harmful rays.

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