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A 22-year-old female asked:

I went to the pool few days ago. uv 9-7 for about 3 hours. got a bad bad sunburn and since then i dont feel good. i feel dehydrated no matter how much water or gatorade i drink. i feel hot all the time and runny/stuffy nose, no energy. will i be ok?

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Dr. Birendra Tandan
Urology 35 years experience
Stay away from the sun for a few days and you should be fine. Next time use skin protection and a hat. Good luck
Last updated Apr 27, 2022


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