Recent Sun Exposure

Evaluating Risk Factors: Lack Of Sun Exposure

Evaluating your likely current (and near future) state of health means taking into account the risk factors — such as recent sun exposure — that affect you.   Our medical diagnosis tool, The Analyst™, identifies major risk factors by asking the right questions.

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In the Environmental Risk Factors section of the questionnaire, The Analyst™ will ask the following question about recent sun exposure:
Roughly how much sun exposure have you had during the past 6 months?
Possible responses:
→ Very little/rarely outdoors/always fully covered
→ A little skin exposure for under 1 hour per week
→ Arms/legs in full sun for at least 1 hour per week
→ Much of body in full sun at least 2 hours per week
→ Whole body in full sun at least 4 hours per week

The Diagnostic Process

Based on your response to this question, which may indicate very low recent sun exposure, low recent sun exposure, recent sun exposure, moderate recent sun exposure or high recent sun exposure, The Analyst™ will use differential diagnosis to consider possibilities such as:
Sun Damage/Overexposure

Sun Damage/Overexposure also suggests the following possibilities:


Because risk increases according to total lifetime sun exposure, older people are much more likely to develop actinic keratoses.

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