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Small Blisters From Sunexposure: Vitamin Deficiency?

Answered on May 29, 2013
Created May 06, 2013 at 9:40 PM

hello! My gf has recently switched to primal eating- YAY! All has been going very well, but for the past two weeks, after prolonged walks in the sun ( 2 hours plus) she's gotten sunburn blisters on her chest, something she's never had before, even for previous (and very bad) sunburns. Mostly I wondered if anyone knows if this is a sign for a deficiency of some kind we should be looking to fix. I know this is really specific- sorry about that. I'm havng trouble finding potential answers on google, though.

If its just from over exposure, then I suppose the next best answer is sunblock... but the vitamin D! We need lots, precious! I guess I was hoping to avoid excess chemicals as well.

Thank you!

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on May 06, 2013
at 11:06 PM

Interesting, I'll look into that. Thank you.

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on May 06, 2013
at 10:51 PM

My best guess answer would be zinc deficiency.

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on May 06, 2013
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Interesting, I'll look into that. Thank you.

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on May 29, 2013
at 12:05 PM

From personal experience, I know certain birth controls make your skin more sensitive to sunburn/sun poisoning, and since the skin on the chest is uber sensitive, that's where it is usually the worst. I'm not sure of the science behind this though, and whether or not it's hormone related or a deficiency of some sort.....

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on May 29, 2013
at 11:32 AM

It could be a mild heat rash - if you look up heat rash little blisters are the mild form. Could be over exposure.

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