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A 41-year-old member asked:

Is there something i can do to recover from a facial sunburn due to acne medication?

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Dr. Jayson Dupre
A Verified Doctoranswered
24 years experience
Lotion and ibuprofen: First make sure this is not an allergic reaction to the medication itself. That would generally be more spread out beyond the area that was exposed to the sun and typically would occur early in the course - within the first couple of days of starting the medicine. If it is due to the photosensitivity from the medicine then treat with aloe, lotions, and Ibuprofen (motrin or advil).
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