Can You Get Sun Poisoning from Hair Removal?

Can u get sun poisoning from laser hair removal? I've got blisters, nausea, dizziness, upset stomach. It's been 11 days and the blisters in my butt crack are still there.

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Can You Get Sun Poisoning from Hair Removal?

You most likely had a strong treatment done that burned the area, contact your medical provider immediately

Los Angeles Facial Plastic Surgeon
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Can You Get Sun Poisoning from Hair Removal?

I've never heard of sun poisoning before unless you're trying to describe a strong laser treatment that might have burned you. See your medical provider if this continues or worsens 

Good Luck 

Laser hair removal

It sounds like you may be experiencing some burns from your laser hair removal procedure that you had.  I would recommend that you follow-up with your physician.  

Sam Naficy, MD, FACS
Seattle Facial Plastic Surgeon
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Laser hair removal sun poisoning

You can get burned by a laser hair removal system and have the symptoms you describe, but I wouldn't use the term sun poisoning. Avoid burns and other unwanted side effects by visiting a medical clinic with highly trained skin experts on site (e.g. a dermatologist). 

Benjamin Barankin, MD, FRCPC
Toronto Dermatologic Surgeon
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Sun and hair removal

I'm not following this question exactly, but I believe what you are describing is a very serious burn from laser hair removal. It has nothing to do with "sun poisoning" and no that's not possible, but you should be evaluated as soon as possible by a physician, because it sounds like you have a second or possibly third degree burn from a very aggressive (and bad!) treatment..

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