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1) To determine long-term sun exposure the following questions would need to be asked:
-Do you or have you ever tanned (natural and tanning salon)?
-What SPF of sunblock/screen do you use? When did you first start using it? How often do you use it?
-Have you ever had an occupation that was primarily outdoors?
-Have your hobbies included much time spend outdoors?
-Regions the person has lived ...
The expert assesses the long-term effects of sun exposure.