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How Can You Cure Blisters From A Sun Burn
SImple Burn Care: Sunburn is response of the tissues to injury from solar radiation. It is simply inflammation which means increase blood flow to the area to promote healing. Do not use ice as this can injure already injured skin. Cool water soaks can help as can taking anti-inflammation medicines like Motrin or advil. Avoid any further damage as this can cause scarring . Good skin cream applied daily/gently helps. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Second degree burn: Skin that is red and painful and that swells up and blisters may mean that deep skin layers and nerve endings have been damaged (second-degree burn). Apply soothing lotions that contain aloe vera to sunburned areas. Chamomile may help as well.Over the counter- Topical steroids (such as 1% hydrocortisone cream) may also help with sunburn pain and swelling. Do not "pop" the blisters yourself. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Ouch, how do I make a sun burn better? My skin feels like leather from a day outside with no sun block. What can I do about the pain? Will i get blisters if i don't have them already?
SImple Burn Care: Sunburn is response of the tissues to injury from solar radiation. It is simply inflammation which means increase blood flow to the area to promote healing. Do not use ice as this can injure already injured skin. Cool water soaks can help as can taking anti-inflammation medicines like Motrin or advil. Avoid any further damage as this can cause scarring . Good skin cream applied daily/gently helps. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My friend has a really bad sun burn on her thighs, how can she get comfortable to sleep with the blisters?
Quick way to get a blister on toe to heal? Also does the sun burn off molescum contageous ? Thanks
Blister care: Most blisters heal on their own. If a small blister is on a weight-bearing area like the bottom of the foot, protect it protect it with a doughnut-shaped moleskin pad. A large painful blister can be drained with a sterile needle apply gentle pressure after puncturing to drain the fluid. Molluscum is caused by a viral infection, and is unaffected by sun exposure ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Bad enough sun burn on my back, blistering occurred the following morning and they are a orange-yellowish colour, painful at times, what should I do?
BAD SUBURN: IF ITS AS BAD AS IT SOUNDS PLEASE SEE YOU PCP OR DERMATOLOGIST AS SOON AS YOU CAN. MEANWHILE REMEMBER THAT YOU HAVE A FIRE. HOW DO YOU PUT OUT A FIRE? WITH WATER! SIT IN A TUB OF LUKEWARM WATER THAT HAS AVEENO OR OTHER OATMEAL IN IT. SOAK FOR ABOUT 30 MINUTES THREE TIMES A DAY. ...Read more
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