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Do not use sunscreen?

Posted by on Jul. 12, 2010 at 6:40 PM
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Two of my friends have told me their pedi's said absolutely no sunscreen because it has been proven to cause cancer. The higher the SPF the worse it is. Anyone else hear about this?

If you don't use sunscreen you can get cancer as well. What am I suppose to use to stop my son from getting burned or myself? We are in the pool everyday in the summer. He already wears a full swimsuit with the floats built in, but he still has skin showing.


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southernjess3
by on Jul. 12, 2010 at 6:41 PM

sounds like a dr trying to ,make more money..lol

LStambaugh
by on Jul. 12, 2010 at 6:42 PM

I've never heard that before.  My son is WHITE...chalky white...and if I didnt put sunscreen on him he would just have to stay inside all the time. 

Stephanie329
by on Jul. 12, 2010 at 6:42 PM

 First, research it on the internet. I would not stop using sunscreen. It is chemicals and too much of anything can cause cancer. Just research it and decide for yourself wich is more dangerous: Sunburns/exposure or sunscreens.

cocorosey
by on Jul. 12, 2010 at 6:42 PM

I never heard about any proof that sunscreen causes cancer.  The only person I ever heard say that was Kevin Trudeau on an infomercial trying to sell his book.

merebri
by on Jul. 12, 2010 at 6:43 PM

I've never heard that. Actually, my cousin had Malenoma and had to go to a specialist and everything because of it and the doctor never mentioned anything about that. 

gulfcoastmom4
by on Jul. 12, 2010 at 6:44 PM

Thats just stupid. I will always use sunscree.

babygirlsmom314
by Corinne on Jul. 12, 2010 at 6:44 PM

 I haven't heard of that.  I know that sunscreen blocks vit D from entering your skin (which you need).  So I don't know if that is what they are actually talking about.  I only put sunscreen on if we are going to be in the sun for a long time.





 


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Logan_Bellasmom
by Falling Starr on Jul. 12, 2010 at 6:45 PM
certain brands dont cover uva and uvb which increases your risks. Also for children you shouldn't use the spray sunscreen. Do the research and you'll be ok.
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by on Jul. 12, 2010 at 6:46 PM

I was thinking maybe it was that doctors opinion, but then when my other friend told me the same thing from a different doctor, I started worrying.

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by Ruby Member on Jul. 12, 2010 at 6:50 PM

I saw something about that online, but heck it seems that everything causes cancer these days.

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