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Are there any good Ayurvedic therapies to help with my bad sun burn?

Are there any good Ayurvedic therapies to help with my bad sun burn?

Bad Sunburn: Although holistic treatments for skin injuries are available. If someone has sustained a "bad" sunburn then a medical evaluation may be appropriate. Secondary infections, fluid loss and scarring could result from a "bad" sunburn. ...Read more

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Dr. Suzanne Gilberg-Lenz
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Ayurveda (Definition)

Ayurveda programs follow the ancient Hindu science of medicine, and offer a holistic approach to health with the goal to help people live long, healthy, and well-balanced lives. The programs focus on the three basic energy types (doshas) found in every person, and work ...Read more


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Are tanning bed burns worse than sunburns? Am a little red today after tanning in a aroma therapy bed for 10min but no discomfort like w/ a sunburn.

Are tanning bed burns worse than sunburns? Am a little red today after tanning in a aroma therapy bed for 10min but no discomfort like w/ a sunburn.

Just as bad: Tanning beds use ultraviolet rays similar to the sun. Although these are less likely to cause burning they still cause damage to the structure of the skin and can lead to skin cancers. ...Read more

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What are good treatments for a face sun burn?

What are good treatments for a face sun burn?

Cold compresses,: I usually recommend cold compresses & topical steroid creams (to reduce the inflammation). Occasionally i will also suggest topical otc analgesic creams & pain/anti-inflammatory pills, such as Aspirin or advil (ibuprofen). ...Read more

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Is baby lotion good for sun burn?

Is baby lotion good for sun burn?

Sunburn: The best thing for sunburn is to avoid it! stay out of the sun as much as possible and you will never have a wrinkle or possibly never have a skin cancer in your life. ...Read more

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I was in the sun for a bit too long today, and I have a formal even tomorrow and I was wondering what is a good way to get rid of sun burn overnight?

I was in the sun for a bit too long today, and I have a formal even tomorrow and I was wondering what is a good way to get rid of sun burn overnight?

Can't undo a burn: You probably already know the answer - you cannot get rid of the burn overnight but management should include moisturizing creams for the milder burns and for the more severe burns you may need a prescription cream. Camouflage make-up may be your best option if you have non-blistered sunburns. Prevention is the best form of treatment in these cases. ...Read more

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Do you have any good home remedies for a sun burn?

Do you have any good home remedies for a sun burn?

Aloe: Available at almost any drug store, you can also grab an aloe plant at your local nursey. ...Read more

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Are olive oil and coconut oil both good as skin moisturisers to soothe a sun burn?

Are olive oil and coconut oil both good as skin moisturisers to soothe a sun burn?

Olive & Coconut Oils: Both are good for the skin but much more beneficial if you ingest them also. They can help reduce inflammation, nourish nerves and brain, etc. Peace and good health. If you are on blood thinners check w/doc first. ...Read more

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Home remedies for sun burn?

Home remedies for sun burn?

Ibuprofen and aloe: To reduce the immediate inflammation from a sunburn, Ibuprofen (ie advil, (ibuprofen) motrin) every 6 hours and frequent application of moisturizers such as sarna, aloe or Hydrocortisone containing lotion will help. Drink plenty of fluids to remain hydrate. ...Read more

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How do you take sun burn off ?

Time: You have to wait for the skin to replace itself which can take 1-2 weeks. A bad sunburn will peal and can lead to skin damage and cancer. The only way to remove it is time. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Sunburn (Definition)

Sunburn is an intense inflammatory response to excessive sun exposure. It actually represents the body's reaction to tissue damage ...Read more