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Is it bad if my skin turns purple while it is sunburnt

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Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
57 years experience Dermatology
Forget aloe: Aloe juice is no better than any other oil. Cool water. Lubricate with vaseline or Aquaphor.
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
See below:: Blue purple undertone is not a cause for concern. You may consult this site for home treatment for sun burn: http://www.webmd.com/skin-problems-and-tr ... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sathish Philip
18 years experience Family Medicine
Skin rash: Your skin changes seems like normal expected pigmentation changes as part of the healing process. If you develop any redness, warmth, tenderness, unev ... Read More
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Dr. Harold Fields
61 years experience Family Medicine
Sunburn : Yes, this shows the skin that wasn't burned. It should gradually return to normal. I would try some Vit E cream .This may quicken the process
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
32 years experience Dermatology
Sun Burn: After sun exposure, skin may turn red in as little as 30 minutes but most often takes 2 to 6 hours. Pain is usually most extreme 6 to 48 hours after e ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tracy Berg
32 years experience General Surgery
First degree burn: your sunburn is a first degree burn. Treat with extra oral hydration, tea and juice. Cool wraps to your legs, ice and aloe vera lotion. If you get a f ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
30 years experience Family Medicine
Bad burn: Sounds like you have a second or third degree sunburn. The most important treatment is aimed at presenting infection. Keep the area clean and you may ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Julan Crane
25 years experience Pediatrics
Sunburn: Depends on the damage but about a week. Pleased you sunscreen to reduce risk of skin cancer
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
57 years experience Dermatology
Post-inflammatory: Increased pigment is common after any skin injury. Protect from sun and heat. Prescription bleaching creams are more effective than OTC. Often this im ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Sunburn: Yes you should be worried and you must go to the nearest Emergency facility to begin to help you control the blistering. Won't get better overnight bu ... Read More

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