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What are risks associated with phototherapy for eczema?

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Risks associated with phototherapy include burning (usually resembling a mild sunburn), dry skin, itchy skin, freckling, and possible premature aging of the skin. Your health care professionals will work with you to minimize any risks.

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American Academy of Dermatology. 

Australasian College of Dermatology.

Reviewed by Hansa D. Bhargava on July 31, 2020

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American Academy of Dermatology. 

Australasian College of Dermatology.

Reviewed by Hansa D. Bhargava on July 31, 2020

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