Definition of PMLE and its causes and symptoms
PMLE is a common form of photosensitivity that occurs after exposure to light or artificial source of UV radiations.
PMLE is a common photodermatosis with a prevalence of more than 10â€“20% in the US and Western Europe. 
-Is more common in spring and summer
-Indicates that females are at high risk
-Occurs in all skin type but is common in lighter skin
-Is short-term and usually goes away on its own
-Is not infectious
-Is also called polymorphic light eruption and polymorphous light eruption
PMLE can start in childhood or later but begin more often between 20-40 years of age in females. It can also lead to anxiety, emotional distress, and depression. Causes include hereditary, sunlight, a sudden change in temperature, heat, UV radiation, photosensitivity, and deficiency of vitamin D.
Common symptoms include red rashes, patches, and itching.
People may experience
Small bumps (papules)
Some rare symptoms include a headache, fever, nausea, and chill.
Self-Care: Avoiding exposure to sun and artificial UV radiation, using sun protection such as sunscreen and SPF, and taking vitamin D supplements.
Medications: Antimalarial pills, immune-suppressing drugs, corticosteroid creams, and oral corticosteroids.
Specialists: Contact a dermatologist. At mfine, you can get the consultation from specialists for all your medical conditions. Log on to mfine today and get instant consultation.