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A 16-year-old female asked:

Hi i have a really bad sunburn on my fore head and it is now oozing on its own with a clear fluid and crusting over a yellow color. is this bad?

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Dr. Philip Miller
A Verified Doctoranswered
Family Medicine 49 years experience
YES: Second degree sunburn: consult your physician for an examination, culture of the discharge and a prescription cream like Silvadene (silver sulfadiazine)
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