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What are the causes of your skin to itch after a sunburn?

What are the causes of your skin to itch after a sunburn?

Sunburn: Inflammation is the cause of itching after sunburn. Histamine is released which causes redness, pain snd itching. Antihistamines and asprin therefore help. ...Read more

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Dr. Cornelia Franz
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Extreme Fever (Definition)

Being overheated during pregnancy can be dangerous because of a loss of fluids. Dehydration can occur more easily than when not pregnant. Being overheated (higher than normal temperature) can be dangerous to ...Read more


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If you sunburn on your face, are you more likely to gets freckle in the future cause you've damaged your skin?

If you sunburn on your face, are you more likely to gets freckle in the future cause you've damaged your skin?

Yes!: There are two basic types of freckles, "simple freckles" and "sunburn freckles", and this should help answer your question. Freckles are more common in those with light complexions, and in those who get sunburns. Moderate your sun exposure, wear a hat, and always wear good, and good amounts, of sunscreen! ...Read more

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Can a sunburn cause your ankle to swell?

Can a sunburn cause your ankle to swell?

Yes: If the burn is bad enough it can cause swelling just like any other kind of burn. ...Read more

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How can I cure skin itching caused by sunburn

How can I cure skin itching caused by sunburn

Sunburn Itching: Keep sunburn cool w moist cool/cold compresses. Avoid alcohol containing products. Break off pieces of aloe vera plant ; apply sap to skin. Consider non-steroidal anti-inflammatory meds to reduce pain. Don’t yank off peeling skin or burst blisters. Benadryl can help with itching. ...Read more

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Is it possible for sunburns to cause freckles or sunspot ?

Yes: This is called actinic damage. It can be treated in a number of ways. Consult an experienced plastic surgeon in your area for advice on how. ...Read more

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What causes sunburns? what is happening to your skin and why are they red and painful?

What causes sunburns? what is happening to your skin and why are they red and painful?

UV radiation: Sunburn is a radiation burn caused by the UV rays in the sun. It's red and painful because it's a burn. Daily sunscreen is the best prevention along with avoiding the sun during peak day hours (10am-2pm). Sunscreen should have SPF of at least 30. Wear it even if you're indoors b/c UV can pass through building and car windows. ...Read more

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Does a severe sunburn cause skin aging, or is it caused by long-term sun exposure?

Does a severe sunburn cause skin aging, or is it caused by long-term sun exposure?

Both!: Acute sunburn causes more skin damage, and may increase risk of melanoma somewhat more than long-tern sun exposure, which still causes wrinkles, spots, and skin cancers as well. Radiation damage is cumulative over a lifetime, so both are not good! sort of like many toxic things--a little over a long time will kill you just as dead as a lot all at once! ...Read more

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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