A 42-year-old member asked:
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bio oil or aloe vera is better for sunburn?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Aloe vera straight : From the plant. Aloe barbadensis (aloe vera) can v redness, pain, itching ; swelling from burns. It has anesthetic, anti-inflammatory, antibacterial ; antifungal qualities. It speeds burn healing by stimulating new skin growth.
Answered on Feb 8, 2016

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Cool compresses: Moist, cool compresses. Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medication or acetominophen. Tthese are options.
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NSAID's: Cool compresses to the skin. Acetominophen or non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medications.
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Sun burn: stay in the shades, plenty of oral fluids, hydrocortisone cream 1% OTC, pain killers, if extensive or those measures won't work, see a doctor
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