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Swollen from sunburn

A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
Difficult: Sunburn usually is not deep or destructive, even on the lids. But it can be painful. Some think Aloe vera get or cream can help with some relief. I ... Read More

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A male asked:
Dr. Jerome Litt
71 years experience Dermatology
SWELLING AND SUNBURN: YOU HAVE A FIRE! HOW DO YOU PUT OUT A FIRE? WITH WATER . . . SIT IN A TUB OF LUKEWARM WATER (NOT HOT OR COLD) FOR AT LEAST 30 MINUTES EVER 3 OR 4 HOUR ... Read More
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Dr. Louis Gallia
45 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
See MD: See MD or ER to make sure not a serious burn.
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 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony Leazzo
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Varies: Depending on how severe the burn was and how sensitive your eyelids are.
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Dr. G Funari
Dr. G Funari answered
45 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 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Maloney
35 years experience Plastic Surgery
Lip swelling: Lip swelling can result from a number of things. Recent sun exposure could cause lip swelling. Allergic reactions to food, lip stick, a hiost of other ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Deborah Ungerleider
36 years experience Pediatrics
Could be either.: You should see your doctor. It could be from the sunburn, since you do have a 2nd degree burn (blistering), but if there is also a lot of swelling, yo ... Read More
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Dr. Donald Alves
24 years experience Emergency Medicine
Over the counters: Try Noxzema or solarcane to reduce discomfort of sunburn. And use hi # sunscreen for next few days!
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
It may cause: Swelling of tissues.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marybeth Crane
27 years experience Podiatry
Maybe: Swollen ankles can be from your sunburn but can also be from early cellulitis. If it continues after a few days or you start running a fever, see a d ... Read More
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