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how to get rid of sunburn scars

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Please consult w: A dermatologist or a plastic surgeon.

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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Encourage you to: See either a dermatologist or a plastic surgeon for scarring. Take care.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Suzanne Galli
23 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Sunburn: Your sunburned skin ends time to heal. In the meantime, stay out of the sun to avoid excessive pigmentation in the area. A burn cream may feel soothin ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
42 years experience Dermatology
Please see: Please see your dermatologist for treatment. Usually takes 3 to 6 months to resolve.
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Dr. Neil Kudler
29 years experience Internal Medicine
See a dermatologist : It is important to see a dermatologist to make sure of the cause of discoloration. There are many ways to treat skin conditions of the face but it's ... Read More
A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bob Ourian
25 years experience Dermatology
Not possible: You can't speed up the recovery from a sunburn. It will take several days. For a quick tan, you can try spray tanning. It's safer than tanning in the ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Benadryl (diphenhydramine) can help.: Aloe barbadensis (aloe vera) can v redness, pain, itching ; swelling from burns. It has anesthetic, anti-inflammatory, antibacterial ; antifungal qual ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Fades with Time.: Keep sunburn cool w moist cool/cold compresses. Avoid alcohol containing products. Break off pieces of aloe vera plant & apply sap to skin. Con ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Not fast !: Aloe barbadensis (aloe vera) can v redness, pain, itching ; swelling from burns. It has anesthetic, anti-inflammatory, antibacterial ; antifungal qual ... Read More
A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Gordon
Specializes in Adolescent Medicine
Apply sunscreen q2hr: The SPF (sun protective factor) shjould be 30 or more. You should wear it on cloudy days too. Clouds do not block UV light. They do block IR so it doe ... Read More

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