U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free
A 68-year-old female asked:

I have been on plaquenel for sjogrens since 2013. this past weekend i didn't watch my time out in the sun. that evening i had a rash on my arms from the sun. can i use colbetasol or triamcinolone acetonide cream on it?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
Sunburn: Would not suggest steroid based cream if you have suffered sunburn, but rather either aloe vera or calamine based ointments. If rash persists past the typical healing time for sunburn see your rheumatologist.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
Last updated May 8, 2020


Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.