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Herpes From a Tanning Bed? It IS Possible

April 22, 2015 1 min read 1 Comment

We've all heard the dangers of tanning but I bet you didn't know that you can add herpes to your list of tanning bed risks. The herpes STI is most commonly spread through skin to skin contact but according to dermatologist Dawn Marie Davies, an associate professor of dermatology at the Mayo Clinic in Minnesota, the virus (as well many bacteria) are able to survive in tanning beds, despite the heat. Screen Shot 2015-04-22 at 1.39.03 PM According to Davies, staphylococcus bacteria (which can cause skin infections), fecal bacteria, the herpes virus and human papillomavirus can all survive the heat of the beds. In fact, the heat helps the bacteria grow, making it stronger. When someone sweats, it creates a perfect breeding ground. The virus is then able to enter through cuts on the skin, cuts so small you might not even know you have them. Screen Shot 2015-04-22 at 1.40.13 PM Davies paints a rather scary scenario. Ultraviolet can kill bacteria but the light in the tanning beds isn't enough to kill all of it. When the beds get cleaned, antiseptic may not be killing all the bacteria. So, in essence, you've got bacteria surviving UV light AND antiseptic, making it stronger. So, maybe it is time to think about ditching the beds all together. Risking the sun sounds a little less scary. Tell us what you think. Is your quest for a year round bronze stronger than your fear of super bacteria and herpes?  

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james mark
james mark

April 15, 2021

Hello am mark barger from USA, i james mark . to say a very big thanks to Dr Macaulay for saving my soul from dying of Herpes Virus,i have being suffering  from this Herpes Virus for two years now, i saw Dr Macaulay email address on a comment of someone who he has helped i was so encourage with the testimony been shared, i took the man email address and also contacted him for help he replied me and ask for some of my details which i provided and also ask for some useful Materials Needed for the herbal herbs which also did not cost me much, i provided all he needed from me to God be blessed this Dr prepared a parcel and send it to me followed with the instruction on how to take the herbal herbs medicine for 14 days. So surprisingly after taking the herbal herbs i went to the hospital for checkup to my greatness surprise my result came out (negative),i will never stop sharing my testimony of how i was cured from my Herpes Virus by Dr Macaulay you can also write him for any type of help you may need (Via:Dr.Macaulayherbalhome@yahoo.com) here his whatsapp https://wa.me/message/HJO6BWJEP4CFJ1mobile number (+2349067522465) for help.

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