Sunlight sensitivity

Sunlight sensitivity refers to the occurrence of skin rashes or skin darkening in response to sunlight exposure. Normal everyday freckles are the simplest example of sunlight darkening. Conditions where sunlight causes an abnormal amount of skin darkening (hyperpigmentation) include moles ...

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Causes

Some of the causes (or effects) of sunlight sensitivity include:

  • Freckles
  • Moles
  • Melanoma (a dangerous and aggressive skin cancer)
  • Ocular
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