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Can Sunblock Stop Wind Burn
Stay in Shade.: By all means avoid sunburn, since it increase your risk of skin cancer, some very serious, as melanoma. Always use very high spf skin lotions, and dont stay prolonged periods, and apply high spf frequently. To stop sunburn you have to avoid exposure. Even a cloudy day on the beach can cause skin damage, if exposed too long. ...Read more
Can using sunscreen everyday
What's the right SPF that's good enough for sun protection?
No, but you could: have hot, inflammed skin after sunburning, and that could make you feel hot. Night sweats are altogether different, and usually related to hormones, thyroid dysfunction, etc. So, check with your doctor if this persists for more than a few days, especially since you say you have a lump at front of your neck (thyroid is located there!) ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Simple Care: Burns are the response of the tissues to injury from heat. It is simply inflammation which means increase blood flow to the area to promote healing. Depth determines care. Do not use ice worsens already injured skin. Cool water soaks help as can taking anti-inflammation medicines like Motrin or advil (ibuprofen). Avoid any further damage as this can cause scarring . Good skin cream applied daily/gently helps. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it really necessary to wear sunscreen 50+ indoors when applying glycolic acid 25% or can I skip the sunscreen step at home?
Avoid the sun: You must stop the burning in order to heal. A sunscreen will help protect you from further sun, but it is not very good protection. The key to heal is sun avoidance, not sunscreen. You will need to moisturize your burn and keep it out of the sun. In the future, use an spf of no more than 50 and one that contains a metal such as zinc or titatnium oxide and wear a wide-brimmed hat. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Impossible: It is not possible to prevent freckles while suntanning. Freckles are a sign of skin damage by the sun. We recommend sunscreen and protective wear to avoid skin cancer. Try some sunless tanning products. They are quite good to.get.the look you want, sans freckles! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Stay out of the sun!: Every possible way you can think of to avoid or block sunlight is the only way. Use sunscreen (including make-up) daily, wear big hats, sit under umbrellas, walk on the shady side of the street, etc. Be prepared, though, to take plenty of grief from friends & family. So many people don't get the importance of avoiding sun exposure & the cancers that come with them that they will not support you! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can I use physical sunscreen on top of chemical sunscreen,because physical sunscreen alone breaks me out.
Depends on degree &: Cold water rinse is the first thing you do if the burn is not severe or extensive . You can take over the counter pain med for burning pain. The treatment depends on degree of burn and the surface area. If it is 1st or 2 nd degree burn you can use a non adhesive dressing. Never pop the blisters as it can get infected. Severe and extensive burns require to be treated by doctors . So go to ER ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can moisturisers without SPF, but claim to protect you from free radicals, prevent skin cancer if put on after going in sun?
Eye patches: The best way to treat corneal injuries ,cuts, stratches, burns etc is to patch the eye to give it rest. But that's not so practical for your case, is it? You can try patching one eye then the other. Also ice compresses and liberal use of artificial tear drops, make sure the eyes are moiterized and do not dry out, do not use contact lenses until the inflammation gets better. ...Read more
I would wear them: Probably and it surely should help.Get a more detailed answer ›