A 36-year-old member asked:
what lotion can i use for my sunburn?
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Dr. Heidi Fowler answered
24 years experience Psychiatry
Straight from plant: Keep sunburn cool w moist cool/cold compresses. Avoid alcohol containing products. Break off pieces of aloe vera plant ; apply sap to skin. Consider non-steroidal anti-inflammatory meds to reduce pain. Don’t yank off peeling skin or burst blisters. Seek med care for severe pain, fever, lack of improvement of sxs w/i several days or if a large surface area is blistered. Drink h2o.
Answered on Oct 9, 2013
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