What is PMLE?

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It is a rash caused by sun exposure. The rash usually appears as red, tiny bumps or slightly raised patches of skin. They are itching or burning.
The rash only forms on sun-exposed parts of the body, usually 1 to 4 days after exposure.
I once developed a big red patch of skin on my chest from getting exposure after doing about 20 minutes of gardening!
There's no general cure for PMLE in my case. I've tried every over the counter product known to man and nothing stops the itching. I've been prescribed Clobetasol. It helps me but it doesn't stop my itching.
It is highly suggested to take the most aggressive sun safety precautions, such as protective clothing, using broad-spectrum sunscreen, and staying out of the sun..
You need to go to a dermatologist.
PMLE (aka. polymorphous light eruption or polymorphic light eruption), is a rash affecting people who are sensitive to sunlight and exposed to sunlight. People affected usually get rash that appears as red, tiny bumps or slightly raised patches of skin.

People often get it during spring and early summer. As the rash appears, you may notice some symptoms like red, raised rough patches, dense clusters of small bumps and blisters and the sensation of itching or burning.

In mild cases, PMLE usually goes away on its own without scarring within 10 days. But if your case is quite severe, then you may need to get prompt treatment with medication to ease the rash. Your doctor may suggest a phototherapy or other options. In addition, you can also make some changes in your lifestyle and home remedies are also of great help to ease your symptoms. For example, you can apply anti-itch cream or use cold compresses.
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