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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Irritate tissues: It may irritate inflammed skin and start the peeling process. Aloe vera (aloe barbadensis) can reduce redness, pain, itching & swelling from a burn.

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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Newman
29 years experience in Facial Plastic Surgery
That's normal: As your skin regenerates, the nerve endings which were damaged are now making new connections to the new collagen in the skin and the itching which ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allison Holzapfel
21 years experience in Plastic Surgery
Weeks to months: Depending on your skin type, it can take just a couple of weeks or up to a year for skin to return to normal color after a peeling sunburn. If you ar ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
43 years experience in Dermatology
Yes...: ...Eventually. It may be lighter or darker than your normal skin color for awhile, however. Next time, apply a good sunscreen (spf 50) before going ou ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Miller
35 years experience in Wound care
No real tx: As injured skin heals, the body creates inflammation to do so which means fresh blood goes to the area and with it, many kinds of healing factors and ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience in Podiatry
Lotion: Use a good moisturizing lotion.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Darryl Blinski
45 years experience in Plastic Surgery
Washing/oily skin: At least twice a day. But best to see a doctor or derma to advise exactly for you.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience in Dermatology
Dermacontrol: New gentle, calming cleanser for acne-prone skin. Cetaphil® dermacontrol™ oil control foam wash is clinically proven to effectively remove excess oil, ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Maritza Baez
16 years experience in Family Medicine
Various: Jergens makes a good one called soft shimmer radiance moisturizer. Clean and clear makes a line called "morning glow." aveeno (oatmeal) positively ra ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
No but: Prolonged use of a very potent cortisone cream (hydrocortisone is considered a weak one) may cause skin bruising and thinning. The peeling you usual ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Miller
35 years experience in Wound care
Great Idea: Sunburn is response of the tissues to injury from solar radiation. It is simply inflammation which means increase blood flow to the area to promote he ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Shifrin
16 years experience in Plastic Surgery
Maybe: Dark skin people have a higher likelihood of pigmentary changes after skin treatments. There are very good lasers and skin products today that can hel ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience in General Practice
Skin Care: This would all depend on what sores or infections or other skin problems you have. Skin is very difficulty to manage online. Skin usually must be lo ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Not necessarily: Aloe (straight from the plant) can be helpful for healing burns or abrasions. But it is not an acne treatment. Some people can have significant sensit ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. David LaMond
19 years experience in Bariatrics
Combination. : Sounds like combination skin which will often respond to gentle exfoliation, a hydrating moisturizer as needed and a 'vitamin a' based product 2-3 tim ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Maritza Baez
16 years experience in Family Medicine
Yes: Yes. Sunburned skin should be hydrated, and lotion is a good way to to keep the skin moisturized. You can also use aloe gel to cool the skin.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mike Bowman
18 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Absolutely!: Careful attention to sun protection through regular use of sunblock (must be applied early and reapplied often) and appropriate clothing (wide brimmed ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Friedman
40 years experience in Dermatology
Moisturize: Cetaphil is a soap free non-ionic cleanser. It does not adequately remove surface epidermal lipids. Detergent cleansers are preferred. Then apply a ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sharon Ann Clark
40 years experience in Plastic Surgery
Aloe vera, oils: Skin is a barriers that breaks down when it is dry. Application of aquaphor or vaseline, as light layers, minimize drying from too much water or wind. ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Seema Patel
26 years experience in Holistic Medicine
Avene products: For sensitive dry skin and acne, try to use the avene line which is made for dry and sensitive skin. Over the counter cetaphil is fine but benzoyl per ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
24 years experience in Pediatrics
Cetaphil: Cetaphil Gentle Cleanser and moisturizers are fantastic for conditioning the skin without clogging the pores or aggravating inflammation. I recommend ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience in Plastic Surgery
Everyday skincare Rx: Everyone's skin is different. I generally recommend the plain cetaphil daily facial cleanser and eucerin everyday face protection spf 30. Gentle exfo ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bob Ourian
25 years experience in Dermatology
None: There is no single brand that is superior to others. Each dermatologist may recommend a different brand.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Pollard
20 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Sunblock is a must!: Protect with SPF 15+ & be sensible about how much sun you're getting. Avoid tanning booths & unnecessary uv light. Hats, sunglasses, SPF make-up & spo ... Read More

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