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Is moisturizing or drinking water good for my bad sunburn

A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Feinstein
Dermatology 53 years experience
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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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
Dermatology 44 years experience
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
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
Rheumatology 55 years experience
Water may not be Rx: Water may not be your therapy. You can have your physician have you see a dermatologist to find the diagnosis of your dryness and the best mositur... Read More
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
Dermatology 57 years experience
Ceramides: Dry skin is not related to the amount of water you drink unless there is significant dehydration. After a long shower or bath, apply a ceramine cream.... Read More
Dr. Roy Arnold
Internal Medicine 47 years experience
Lanolin-containing: Preparations such as Bag Balm or Udder Butter are excellent for dry cracked skin. These are originally intended for the udders of dairy cows but the w... Read More
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Dr. G Funari
Dr. G Funarianswered
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 45 years experience
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
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Weisberg
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Water: Water is good for the body to keep you hydrated and maintain balance from water losses. Purely drinking water is fine as long as you have a balanced d... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Ament
58 years experience
NEED RULES?: Drinking water before/after/with dinner sort of like peas or carrots or potatoes with dinner. If it's part of dinner and you're eating in moderation,... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery 49 years experience
Good for dieting: When you drink water before you eat if fills you stomach and make eat less.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Bennett
30 years experience
WATER INTAKE: It's not what goes in that's most important, it's what volume of urine you make. A non-stone forming person with normal heart should make 1-1.5 liters... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Varady
A US doctor answeredLearn more
Water is good: Drinking water is generally good for your health. Some experts say that everyone should drink half their weight in ounces of water a day. Obviously ... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
A Verified Doctoranswered
28 years experience
Water: Water maintains the intravascular volumen in your arteries and vein. This prevents dehydration, diziness, fatigue, fever, muscle achess. Keeps you ale... Read More