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Can You Even Out Skin Color Over A Sun Poisoning Scar
Possibly camouflage: Scars can be noticeable for a variety of reasons, including texture and color, location and appearance. Depending on the reason for why it is noticeable, it can be camouflaged or improved, with techniques such as makeup, microdermabrasion, laser (or other light based therapy), surgery, or tattooing.See 2 more doctor answers
Conditions that some people may lump under the term 'sun poisoning'. It really isn't a specific medical condition. One has rash w red skin ; possible blisters, fatigue, fevers, chills or headache. Another is called polymorphous light eruption (pmle) ; it has sxs that were just described as well as dense clusters of small bumps over the body w ...Read more
I have gotten awful sun poisoning on my face 3 or 4 times, I have heard this can be related to skin cancer?
After the peeling of sun poisoning how long till skin becomes normal again and are able to tan possibly or just be able to be in the sun?
See below: Depending on how severe the burn was it may take several days to a week and longer for a severe burn. Although the skin may return to looking normal, it has been damaged and repeated sunburn effect is cumulative and can lead to skin cancer. It's extremely important to use at sunscreen with SPF of 50 or more, even when it is cloudy or hazy outdoors.
Yes: Heat stroke (what you call sun poisoning)can be serious. Definitely causes severe headache & hot skin. Body temperature goes high, even up to 105. If you have a temperature above 103 degrees have someone apply ice packs to your armpits, groins, neck. Go in a tub of cold water. If you are breathing rapidly or are disoriented call 911 to take you to the ER. Take care.See 3 more doctor answers
Can I get sun poisoning? I fell asleep for about 3 hours in the sun with no sunscreen on. My skin is very tender swollen and painful. I'm nauseous.
Sunburn: Upto a 7 to 10 days to heal.
No: Not significantly. However sun poisoning may be confused with lupus. In lupus there is dysregulation of the immune system.
I have a rash on my face that is similar to sun poisoning but I have not been in the sun, it is very uncomfortable. I do not want it to get worse?
Difference between sun burn & sun poisoning? Some say it is the same thing and others say they are distinctly different. Ie, it Is an allergy, etc.,
7-10 days: "sun poisoning" is just severe sunburn. It should be treated with cool washcloths applied as often as feasible, and Ibuprofen or a similar anti-inflammatory for the pain and inflammation. Then, please heed the lesson mr. Sun is trying to teach you by applying a good broad-spectrum sunscreen lotion every day, and reapplying it frequently while you are in the sun.
'sun poisoning' is: Sort of garbage pail term that lumps different problems together one form of sun poisoning includes rash w red skin ; possible blisters, fatigue, fevers, chills or headache. Another is called polymorphous light eruption (pmle) ; it has sxs that were just described as well as dense clusters of small bumps over the body w possible hives on legs/arms/chest. Solar urticaria present w first set of >>.See 1 more doctor answer
Prevention is best: Otc treatments for sun burn include any of the many anti-inflammatory agents such as Aspirin or Ibuprofen. Topical Hydrocortisone creams may help some. If you have systemic symptoms such as chills or fever or blistering you need to consult with your dermatologist or primary care doctor.
Yes: Please see your physician for possible treatment options
It can: A moderate to severe sunburn can be the cause of all of these maladies. If it continues see your md, good luck!
He should've noticed: It, unless you were covered head to toe., .
Most likely: The issue is that many conditions can mimic sunpoisoning. Ig the illness is indeed heat related ¬ some other underlying condition, I am sure you will have recovered completely. Also in future take precautions before heat exposure.
I have had a rash in the areas of a bad sunburn that I am thinking could be sun poisoning. Can the bumps last for several weeks?
Photosensitivity: It sounds like you're describing a photosensitivity, which could be more than a simple sunburn. If you were on medication when u were 'over exposed' to the sun like that, this could explain the rash appearance. The good thing about the skin is it regenerates quite quickly, so hopefully the sun damage will disappear in a couple weeks. See a dermatologist if you need more help or try posting photos.
I have a rash on my face that looks and feels similar to the rash I had a few years ago with sun poisoning but I have not been in the sun?
Not sure: May be a type of eczema called rosaxea, woul see a dermatologist to check.
Toxic ingestion (also called "poisoning") is a condition in which a person has eaten or drank a substance that causes ill symptoms or damage to his body. Taking an overdose of a medicine, taking any dose of a poison, drinking too much vodka, or accidentally drinking antifreeze. . . are all ...Read more
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