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how long does sun poisoning last

A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
44 years experience Dermatology
7-10 days: "sun poisoning" is just severe sunburn. It should be treated with cool washcloths applied as often as feasible, and Ibuprofen or a similar anti-inflam ... Read More

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A female asked:
Dr. David Lipkin
52 years experience Internal Medicine
See below: Depending on how severe the burn was it may take several days to a week and longer for a severe burn. Although the skin may return to looking normal, ... Read More
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Dr. Luis Villaplana
35 years experience Internal Medicine
He should've noticed: It, unless you were covered head to toe.., .
A female asked:
Dr. Stephen Scholand
23 years experience Infectious Disease
Photosensitivity: It sounds like you're describing a photosensitivity, which could be more than a simple sunburn. If you were on medication when u were 'over exposed' t ... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lauren Bickel
Specializes in Family Medicine
4 grams/24hours max: Tylenol (acetaminophen) is toxic to the liver when taken in excess, but most people can take maximum of 4000 Mg daily (2 500 mg tabs every 6 hours). Y ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
32 years experience Dermatology
Sun Poisoning: Severe sunburn or sun poisoning can cause symptoms such as the following: skin redness and blistering, pain and tingling, swelling, headache, ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chevies Newman
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Sun Poisening is: Genarally known as sunburn where we live. If it hurts then not good. Chronic overexposure is not always associated with sun burn, some sun is good and ... Read More
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Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
41 years experience Internal Medicine
Malaise, low fever: Sun poisoning refers to the illness caused by sunburn on a large area of the body. In addition to the pain of the sunburn, there is fatigue and malais ... Read More
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Dr. David Wishnew
42 years experience Wound care
Sunpoisoning: Sun poisoning is an entity that consists of mild to moderate sunburn, dehydration, and is mild body temperature elevation. The dehydration and tempera ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Irvin Gastman
44 years experience Family Medicine
Sun poisoning: A painful tender and red rash.
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