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My wifes eye lids and under the eye swell up when in the sun.

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my wifes eye lids and under the eye swell up when in the sun. not sure if it is the sun screen or all of the sudden allergic to the sun?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dermatology
Expert:  Dr. Natasha replied 1 year ago.
Hiyes, you can develop an allergy to the sun- or this can be related to the sunscreenthe best way to determine this is to not use the sunscreen and see what happens.
Expert:  Dr. Natasha replied 1 year ago.
you can read about it here:http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/sun-allergy/basics/definition/con-20035077
Expert:  Dr. Natasha replied 1 year ago.
I hope that this helpedplease leave positive feedback for my time and expertise :-)