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How does melanin allow you to sunburn? I thought that

Patient: How does melanin allow you to sunburn? I thought that melanin protects your skin.

 

 

Symptoms: Sunburn

 

 

Doctor:

 


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Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

Dr. Suneel Sharman completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Toronto. He currently operates Infinity Health Centre, a walk-in-clinic in downtown Toronto.

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