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Doctor insights on: Right Ankle Sun Poisoning

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Ankle swollen due to sun poisoning, what doctor to see?

Ankle swollen due to sun poisoning, what doctor to see?

Pod or Derm: I would recommend you either see a dermatologist or a podiatrist. You could also see your pcp. ...Read more

Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
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Sun Poisoning (Definition)

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


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What is a good medication for sun poisoning ?

What is a good medication for sun poisoning ?

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. ...Read more

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Could it be alright to wash your face with sun poisoning?

Could it be alright to wash your face with sun poisoning?

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. ...Read more

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Are gatorade and bananas beneficial in sun poisoning?

Indirectly: Generally along with the sun poisoning goes some degree of dehydration and gatorade and bananas can help with this. ...Read more

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Is there an easy cure for sun stroke or sun poisoning?

Is there an easy cure for sun stroke or sun poisoning?

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. ...Read more

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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? .

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?

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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! ...Read more

Dr. Wm. Marcus Spurlock
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Poisoning (Definition)

Toxic ingestion (also called "poisoning") is a condition in which a person has eaten or drank a substance that causes ill symptoms or damage to his body. Taking an overdose of a medicine, taking any dose of a poison, drinking too much vodka, or accidentally drinking antifreeze . . . are all ...Read more