Skin testing is a safe and fairly easy way for your doctor to try to figure out or confirm what's causing your symptoms. Skin tests use extracts -- a concentrated liquid form -- of common allergens like pollen, mold, dust mites, animal dander, and foods.
The researchers enrolled 60 people with a genetic predisposition to basal cell carcinoma in a double-blinded, randomized, three-year clinical trial. Celecoxib is thought to work to prevent or slow cancer growth by interfering with the action of an enzyme called Cox-2, which causes tissue inflammation.
There is no such thing as a safe tan is what I have been taught for nearly 40 years, beginning with medical school at Duke University. We have since learned that artificial sunlight, and in particular exposure to the radiation emitted from the lights of a tanning bed, also poses risk.