Wednesday, September 5, 2018

Prevention of Skin Cancer Melanoma

Melanoma Prevention

Prevention of Skin Cancer Melanoma. The best prevention is to avoid direct exposure of the skin to sunlight for a long time. This is particularly important for people who once suffered from melanoma or non-melanoma skin cancer more, to help prevent the reappearance of skin cancer that had already been lifted. Below are described some measures to prevent the skin from sun exposure.

Check the Condition of a Mole

Check your moles on your body if there are signs of melanoma. Consult physician if you see a change in form on the moles or spots on your body. If early diagnosis can be obtained, this will help in improving how the melanoma treatment works.

Avoid the Sun When at the Peak of the Hottest

At 10.00-14.00, Sun will be on top of the hottest. But at different times, the Sun can still feels very hot and has a damaging effect. During that hour, try to stay in the shade and covering yourself with the right clothes and wear sunscreen.

Dress Properly

If you are working outdoors and should be exposed to the Sun for long periods of time, use clothing that protects you from the Sun. Clothes that are meant here including long sleeve shirts, a hat to protect your face and scalp, and goggles to protect your eyes.

Use Sunscreen

It is recommended to wear a sunscreen with SPF (Sun-protective factors) of at least 15. Make sure the sunscreen suitable for your skin type and could obstruct the radiation ultraviolet A (UVA) and ultraviolet B (UVB).

The use of sunscreen is recommended do 15 minutes before You are exposed to sunlight and smeared again every two hours. If you want to spend time in the water, use sunscreen that is water resistant and apply repeated regularly.

Before the activity outdoors during the day, make sure your children wear appropriate clothing and wear hats and sunscreen with a high SPF. Try looking for better protection of infants and children because their skin is more sensitive than the skin of adults. If too often exposed to sunlight, skin cancer can probably appear when they grow up.

Try to let the skin not burnt by the Sun. If it occurs frequently, the skin already affected by ultraviolet radiation. The possibility of the occurrence of cancer in the future will ride along the skin exposed to radiation.

Avoid Artificial Ultraviolet Light

Artificial ultraviolet light can be more dangerous than natural ultraviolet rays coming from the Sun. Because UV light radiation source using artificial ultraviolet light are concentrated. This UV light radiation can increase the risk of the development of melanoma maligna.


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