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Eyes Burnt On Sunbed
3yr old past 2 times in saltwater, sun, sunscreen gets red splottchy puffy rash under eyes and on cheek. Puked this time. Slightly sun burnt on back.
Allergic reaction or sun exposu: This sounds like a generalized allergic reaction. It could be to salt water, a pathogen in the saltwater, the sunscreen, or something in the sand. Also combination of sun exposure can cause dehydration which can present that these symptoms. Push fluids and administer benadryl (diphenhydramine). If in doubt take the child to the er or pediatrician. ...Read more
Sunburn: Cooling off the burn can help at first with cool compresses using ice and cold water. Over the counter Hydrocortisone or prescription creams can help. Taking oral Ibuprofen pills can help reduce the inflammation and offer fast relief. If there are actual blisters, you need to watch for infection. ...Read more
Tanning bed burns: Causes of tanning bed burns include: taking medicates that make you sun sensitive, a genetic makeup that makes you sun sensitive, skin diseases like lupus that make you sun sensitive, too long of a treatment in the tanning bed. Use of tanning beds increases the incidence of melanoma, a form of skin cancer, by 74 times. ...Read more
Son in sun w/70spf on arms/face red went swimming and got blue/purple areas on his arms/hands/legs/feet/face. Got out & had bright red area under eyes?
Bruising. : Take him to the er. This could be due to a bleeding problem. ...Read more
Edema: Swelling of skin structures from the trauma of the radiation burn. Any trauma to skin (thermal, infectious, chemical or physical), will show similar results depending on degree on injury. ...Read more
Depends in deprh: Superficial (1st degree) burns with redness require minimal treatment with an ointment & possible nsaids (if not sensitive). Partial thickness burns (2nd & 3rd degree) with blisters must be treated with topical antibiotics (bacitracin for face - silvadene (silver sulfadiazine) for body) if not allergic in order to minimize the risk of infection which may increase the amount of tissue damage. Sulfamylon for ear eschars. ...Read more
2 different meaning: 1. Your eyes were closed you were sunbathing and your eyelids have sunburn. No permanent effect on vision. 2. Affecting vision: a. Staying in bright sun in the sand or snow for a long time, temporary sun burnt eyes, it will almost always recover. B. Looking directly with or without protection at the sun: may get a retinal burn and have permanent decrease in vision. ...Read more
Very dry skin on face I've been putting e45 on or nivea cream but then face goes all blotchy and feels on fire?
Coccoa nut oil: Try using virgin coccoanut oil. Its an excellent moisturizer. ...Read more
Developed itchy, red patches on eyes. Switched to paleo diet. Eyes healed. Now have red, scaly patches at corner of mouth. ?
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Will a light burn on my 4head heal? I accidentally burnt myself flat ironing my hair. Turnt brown then peeled now it kinda pink. Skin color come back?
I used retino-a 0.025% on my face,
and it started burning and turning red , worried i used aloe vera on it.
It's all red and blotchy now.?
Irritated: Sounds like the retina may be too strong if happened after only one use, may need a milder product. If happened after continuous use, try using 1x week, then 2x week, etc. If can't tolerate will need a milder product. Would use cort-aid to help with redness, but if after 1-2 weeks not better, return to md. ...Read more
Blister rash on forehead, larger on chest & burning feeling. Skin in corners of eyes red & itchy. Is Doxycycline the cause? No UV expose recently.
Eyelid Dermatitis: Eyelid dermatitis is a skin inflammation that occurs on the eyelids. It can create dry, flaky skin on the eyelids or an itchy rash, depending on the exact nature of the inflammation. It can affect eyesight if the eyelid becomes swollen or if the skin flakes off and irritates the eye. This condition is usually caused by an allergic reaction. Treatment is a topical rx cortisone like Cloderm cream. ...Read more