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A 19-year-old female asked:

i recently got a really bad sunburn on my legs. i have a few blister and they are now starting to turn purple. what does this mean? what should i do?

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Dr. Tracy Berg
General Surgery 32 years experience
First degree burn: your sunburn is a first degree burn. Treat with extra oral hydration, tea and juice. Cool wraps to your legs, ice and aloe vera lotion. If you get a fever or vomit, to the urgent care. See your regular doc soon. Use sunblock in the future. Be well.

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Last updated May 29, 2018

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