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is drinking a lot more water good for my bad sunburn

A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
43 years experience Dermatology
Not particularly.: Drinking a lot of water will make you pee more. If your sunburn is oozing, you do need to replace that water loss, but not much is needed to do that. ... Read More

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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Feinstein
52 years experience Dermatology
Sun burn: Human skin can be burned by exposure to heat. There are 3 kinds of burns: first degree, where the skin is red. Second degree, where there are blisters ... Read More
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Dr. G Funari
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44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
This : This should be evaluated, try your physicians office to see if they will take you in today as an emergency, if not try an urgent care facility and as ... Read More
Dr. Kenneth Grossman
43 years experience Endodontics
Sun poisoning: This is the non medical term for overexposure to many damaging rays. This is an inflammatory reaction by your tissues, and benedryl will not help. Ic ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Debra Atkins
19 years experience Dermatology
Thanks for asking!: Drinking water is very good for the body and what happens with a sun burn is it helps to hydrate the skin and allow the tissue to become more plumb. ... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience Plastic Surgery
Check heart rate : And electrolyte levels this may require an er visit.
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Dr. Raymond Jean
17 years experience Plastic Surgery
Blisters sunburn: You likely have a first degree borderline second degree burn. Blisters will resolve overtime. Solarcaine is a topical anesthetic that would help you. ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jerome Litt
70 years experience Dermatology
BAD SUNBURN: YOU HAVE FIRE YOU PUT A FIRE OUT WITH WATER. TAKE SEVERAL BATHS A DAY FOR AT LEAST 30 MINUTES THREE OR FOUR TIMES A DAT. DO NOT PUT ANY CREAMS OR LOTI ... Read More
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Dr. LINDILE SOGA
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Please see doctor : Alcohol and sex usually result in risk taking.You need to see your doctor to rule out STI and prescribe appropriate treatment please
A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
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See your doctor: If you have fatty liver, i strongly suspect you are drinking more than a "few, " - or that term means something else to you than it does to me. If yo ... Read More
A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Emily Ulmer
39 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Ice water or cool wet towels are best to help with pain from a sunburn. But you can use warm wter to wash with.

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