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How Common Is Skin Peeling After A Sunburn
Yes: Sometimes after an infection, the skin can peel. It is not unusual. If it doesn't look to you like it is healing properly though, see your doctor. ...Read more
Don't peel skin.: Keep sunburn cool with 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. Seek medical care for severe pain, fever, lack of improvement of symptoms within several days or if a large surface area is blistered. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sun damage: Does not have to be dry to peel. The sun actually blisters up the skin and you slough the outer layer, dry or not. ...Read more
I got skin burns due to applying garlic juice on my face. The burnt skin is peeling off after healing and pink skin is exposed. What should be applied?
Is there any possible way to reduce redness on cheeks ? Like after a warm shower it stays red for a long time and my skin is uneven, or is it acnescar
Rosacea: Although rosacea can vary substantially from one individual to another, flushing and persistent redness are by far the most common initial signs of the disorder. Treatment includes topical prescription medications like metrogel, or finacea, or bionect. Oral medication like Oracea is also very helpful. ...Read more
I got skin burns due to applying garlic juice on my face. The burnt skin is peeling off after healing and pink skin is exposed. What should be applied to it to prevent blackening or scarring?
Don't do home peels.: These are not standardized in strength, and may cause unpredictable results and side effects. See a paramedical aesthetician next time you need a peel. For now, apply aquaphor ointment, 4 -6 times per day until healed, and go see a doctor to make sure you haven't given yourself a problem. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Broken hair shafts after coloring , is this a chemical burn, and how can I treat it. My scalp is itching and painful.
Please see: Please see your dermatologist for the exact answer and treatment. There are many people allergic to hair dye. Allergic to h. ...Read more
No sun is not good: Sun is not good for normal skin let alone burned skin. Healing skin is more fragile than normal skin and is more prone to hyperpigment with sun exposure. Make sure you cover your skin burn with sunblock when exposed to sun especially the first year. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Use soothing lotion: Use any soothing lotion as the peeling will be followed by new skin and do noy try to peal the skin yourself. ...Read more
Emollients: Add emoliients, especially ointment or cream based moisturizers, and use liberally and frequently. ...Read more
Don't Pick & Peel: The best thing to do after a burn is to apply cool compresses and Hydrocortisone cream. Once the peeling begins, it is best to keep the affected areas as hydrated as possible by application of copious amounts of moisturizers. Avoid picking or peeling away the skin so that the new skin is given a protective covering under which it can heal. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is skin discoloration due to eczema cause by steroids or long term scratching?How do I remove skin discoloration without hurting my skin?
Steroids: Steroids can cause skin discoloration if you use incorrect potency for certain areas.Darker skin are more prone to have skin discoloration. Be sure to see a doctor to get proper potency cream/ointment for certain areas.Of rash. With long term scratching, your skin can get thickening , may .Leave scar, longer to respond., so try not to scratch if you can.With time, discoloration can get better. ...Read more
I have oily skin and my skin is very sensitive to sun as it gets dark very fast in sun. Which type of sunscreen is suitable for my face ?
After stress and a flu my skin became very dry, my scalp is dry, less hair. But no rush or dandruff. Is it Dry Seborrhoeic Dermatitis? How to treat?
Stress / cortisone: Whenever the body is stressed (whether it's a physical stress like the flu, or it's a psychological stress) cortisol is released. Stress hormones like cortisol can affect the body's hair cycles (in the most noticeable form this is called telogen effluvium). Unless you can cure stress, there's nothing you can do to prevent it or treat it! Nothing to worry about though. ...Read more
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