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how to get rid of skin swelling caused by sunburn?

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Dr. Morris Westfried
Dermatology 46 years experience
Cold compress,aspiri: Aspirin or other nsaids such as allege, Motrin can help with swelling. Cold milk compresses 5 minutes a hour will decrease temperature followed by aloe vera for its soothing properties.
Dr. Joseph Eastern
Dermatology 44 years experience
Cool soaks: Soak some washcloths or small towels in cool water and apply them to the burned areas. And learn mr. Sun's lesson: apply a good broad-spectrum sunscreen lotion whenever you go out in the sun!

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