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Rashes - exposed to sun

When exposed to sun, i am getting rashes on face, neck and hands. Itchy. Rash is going off on its own after 3-4 days. Doctors informed me that i have low iron content in blood couple of months back. Any relevance with these rashes and low iron levels?
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Dr. B Rajashekar
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Hello it is photosensitive reaction consult a dermatologist and decide bye
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Hello...no the rashes won't be related to the low iron content...I suggest you to consult a dermatologist and get yourself examined as the may be sun burns or its also possible that due to sun you are getting rashes ..you need to take preacutions for that...thank you
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Dr. V. Hari Prasad
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yes.out of many causes iron deficiency is one of the cause .if the doctor had prescribed lot of laboratory test .please kindly follow his/her instructions.those tests will certainly benefit you.
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Dr. Harsha
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Hello there...I can understand your concern. from your description it looks like you could be suffering from pmle or sle. these conditions are not related to iron levels in the body we will need a more elaborate history and clinical examination to confirm the diagnosis. so kindly consult a dermatologist for further evaluation.
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