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Is moisturizing or drinking water good for my bad sunburn

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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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
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience Rheumatology
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
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Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience Dermatology
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
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Dr. Roy Arnold
46 years experience Internal Medicine
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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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christine Hom
29 years experience Pediatrics
Try a thick cream: A heavy moisturizer like petroleum jelly, cold cream, Aquaphor, or best of all, Crisco, will help. Try overnight covered lightly with socks and cotto ... Read More
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Dr. G Funari
Dr. G Funari answered
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
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 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Sugar is enemy: Bad. Sugar, will increase fatigue and a myriad of other problems. Sugar is the enemy.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Ament
57 years experience Psychiatry
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
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Good for dieting: When you drink water before you eat if fills you stomach and make eat less.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Bennett
29 years experience Urology
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
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