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what happens when you get sun poisoning

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Dr. Marybeth Lambe
44 years experience Travel Medicine
Yes fever likely: Sun poisoning includes a fever. It involves more than a severe skin burn with blisters and swelling. It includes symptoms of variable fever, chills, n ... Read More

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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Berger
40 years experience Dermatology
Not sure: If new rash could be allergy/irritant. If chronic may be rosacea/eczema need to see a dermatologist to evaluate.
A 13-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience Family Medicine
Benadryl (diphenhydramine): Sounds like an allergic reaction, so first thing, stop using the gel. Try benadryl, (diphenhydramine) and see the dr. as you may need a steroid taper ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Coyle Connolly
28 years experience Dermatology
Sunburn : A severe sunburn is a medical emergency . Redness , pain , swelling , nausea , headaches , blisters, may all occur . See medical attention.
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
28 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Autoimmune disease: Some individuals have light sensitivity that can be secondary to autoimmune disease. This can be systemic or limited to the skin. I would consult an i ... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Depends: If it is getting better you may wait it out. If it is not gone in another 3-4 days it would be prudent to see a doctor. Try using an emollient like va ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
Sun Poisoning: Severe sunburn or sun poisoning can cause symptoms such as the following: skin redness and blistering, pain and tingling, swelling, headache, ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chevies Newman
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Sun Poisening is: Genarally known as sunburn where we live. If it hurts then not good. Chronic overexposure is not always associated with sun burn, some sun is good and ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
40 years experience Internal Medicine
Malaise, low fever: Sun poisoning refers to the illness caused by sunburn on a large area of the body. In addition to the pain of the sunburn, there is fatigue and malais ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. David Wishnew
41 years experience Wound care
Sunpoisoning: Sun poisoning is an entity that consists of mild to moderate sunburn, dehydration, and is mild body temperature elevation. The dehydration and tempera ... Read More
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