Can a weak immune system worsen sunburn?

Sick of sunburn? Could it be your immune system?
10 February 2020
Presented by Adam Murphy
Production by Adam Murphy, Phil Sansom.


Sunrise or sunset over sea


Listener Robin asks: "I heard on the podcast, that the reason why we get a sunburn, is that the body is trying to fix cells that are damaged by UV radiation. So if one person is sunburned longer than another, does that mean their immune system is worse?" To find an answer to this burning question, Adam Murphy spoke to dermatologist Jane Sterling...



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