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swollen forehead sunburn

A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Glenn Messina
35 years experience Aesthetic Medicine
Avoid retrauma: do not re injure this area. Put on a good sun block with either titanium or zinc. No more sun exposure until things calm down continue with what you a ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Beth Brown
Specializes in Pediatrics
Cool compresses/ice: Swelling is caused by increased free fluid in the injured tissue. In this case, the very sensitive tissue under the skin in the forehead has been inju ... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
43 years experience Dermatology
Normal: Normal. Will take a week or two to resolve.
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Wendy Ruggeri
14 years experience Emergency Medicine
Sunburn: Hello, it would be ideal to see a picture of your brothers scalp. It is likely a superficial (1st degree) burn if no blisters or other skin changes a ... Read More
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A 13-year-old male asked:
Dr. Maya Vazirani
53 years experience Neonatology
Yes: are his feet sunburnt? make sure you take an icecube and apply it to the sun burnt area .if it is bad or blistered it needs to have a dressing. make s ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
43 years experience Dermatology
Can happen: This can happen with sunburns.
A female asked:
Dr. Christine Hom
30 years experience Pediatrics
Severe sunburn: Sunburn is an injury - damage to the skin. The skin will swell and get spongy, red and warm. Apply cool compresses and take acetaminophen for pain. ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
57 years experience Dermatology
Yes: It wil peel. Stay out of sun. Cool water. Vaseline or Aquaphor. After you heal, use a hat, sunscreen, look for shade. AVOID bacitracin, neosporin, any ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
You tell us: We cannot see it. Do you have increasing pain? Evidence of infection? Fever? Chills?
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Sunblock moisturizer: Many people use over-the-counter moisturizers that contain sunscreen. Avoiding exposure to the sun will let skin lighten up. However, one should take ... Read More
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