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Facial Skin Sun Poisoning
I have gotten awful sun poisoning on my face 3 or 4 times, I have heard this can be related to skin cancer?
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
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.
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
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.
Very carefully: If you have blisters or facial swelling get medical help. Otherwise wash a burned face with cool water, soft cloth and mild soap don't scrub pat it dry with soft cloth.
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.
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?
I have sun poisoning on my face and I put that blue aleo gel ( with lidocaine in it) on my face. My face is swelling, how do I get rid of the swelling?
My facial skin breaks out really bad while on sun holidays, have tried antihistamine but it still breaks out, i try and keep face out of sun?
Photo dermatitis?: Many patients suffer from sensitivity to sun, a condition known as photo dermatitis. We advise them to reduce exposure to sun. Using protective hats with long extension beyond the forehead can be helpful.
Fluids,cool shower: Fluids by mouth cool shower or bath and cold compresses drink fluids aloe gel or moiturisers take tylenol (acetaminophen) or Motrin for pain of the burns antihisamines in some cases and local soothing lotions and local anesthetics in severe burns there is no specific medicine for sun poisonig best is prevent sun poisoning, use sunscreen, drink fluids, avoid long exposure to sun.
Sunburn: Upto a 7 to 10 days to heal.
Cool compress,aspiri: For sun poisoning lower temperature pf skin with cool compresses and aloe bear. For the fever and muscle aches lower the body temperature with Aspirin or non steroidal antifinflammatories such as allege or motrin. If the temperature is high you amy need to be seen in emergency room for treatment and monitoring.
Is sun poisoning and fever similar? I feel sometimes when i get sun poisoning i also get fever as well. Are they similar or related?
Yes fever likely: Sun poisoning includes a fever. It involves more than a severe skin burn with blisters and swelling. It includes symptoms of variable fever, chills, nausea, loss of appetite, lightheadedness, and dehydration. A person may feel confused or faint and suffer from a severe headache. Some cases of sun poisoning need immediate medical attention. If confusion or fever over 101-102 degrees get to an er!
My brother came home from the beach with sun poisoning and i wanted to know some home remedies to use. He has glacoma so what pain meds can he take?
Burns: Sounds like first and second degree burns. He should see a dermatologist asap.
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