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Treatment For Sun Poisoning Rash
I get sun burned, sun poisoning, hives, swelling, rashes, sickness and muscle soreness occur when I am in the sun for 30mins w/o sunblock 1h w/ why?
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
I have had a rash in the areas of a bad sunburn that I am thinking could be sun poisoning. Can the bumps last for several weeks?
Photosensitivity: It sounds like you're describing a photosensitivity, which could be more than a simple sunburn. If you were on medication when u were 'over exposed' to the sun like that, this could explain the rash appearance. The good thing about the skin is it regenerates quite quickly, so hopefully the sun damage will disappear in a couple weeks. See a dermatologist if you need more help or try posting photos. ...Read more
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. ...Read more
No: Not significantly. However sun poisoning may be confused with lupus. In lupus there is dysregulation of the immune system. ...Read more
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?
Sunburn: Upto a 7 to 10 days to heal. ...Read more
I'm on vacation at the beach can sun poisoning be a little rash and be really itchy? I just don't know what else it could be
All quite different.: Heat rash (or prickly heat, or miliaria) is the rash produced when heat causes your sweat glands to plug up. Heat stroke is the overheating of your entire body when you spend too much time in a hot environment, become dehydrated, and can't produce enough sweat to cool your body. Sun poisoning is just another name for a bad sunburn. ...Read more
Can contact dermatitis make the muscle where rash is make it feel like it's sore? I thought it was sun poisoning but urgent care glanced said contact
Yes: Unusual but it might cause some soreness, depends on degree of rash, it should pass when rash goes away. ...Read more
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
What is the best treatment for sun poisoning spots and what can u do if you have to work in the sun?
Sunscreen: "sun poisoning" is just severe sunburn. It should be treated with cool washcloths applied as often as feasible, and Ibuprofen or a similar anti-inflammatory for the pain and inflammation. You can prevent it by applying a good broad-spectrum sunscreen lotion every day, and reapplying it frequently while you are working in the sun. ...Read more
Malaise, low fever: Sun poisoning refers to the illness caused by sunburn on a large area of the body. In addition to the pain of the sunburn, there is fatigue and malaise, plus a low grade fever. Treatment for the burn can include skin moisturizers and loose fitting clothes. Ibuprofen (motrin, advil, (ibuprofen) etc.) can help with the fever, pain, and malaise. Don't forget to drink plenty of fluids too. ...Read more
Sunpoisoning: Sun poisoning is an entity that consists of mild to moderate sunburn, dehydration, and is mild body temperature elevation. The dehydration and temperature give a malaise which we call sun poisoning. Cooling the skin with lukewarm showers and taking in fluids are best way to treat. Aspirin is very effective for this. And next time, avoid excessive exposure and use sunblock. ...Read more
Ok if mild::
Severe sunburn called sun poisoning symptoms such as skin redness and blistering, pain and tingling, swelling, headache, fever and chills, nausea, dizziness, dehydration. For severe sunburn, these simple remedies usually do the trick:
get out of the sun, take a cool (not cold) shower or bath or apply cool compresses.
Drink extra fluids, take Motrin or tylenol (acetaminophen) for pain, use aloe. If severe see dr. ...Read more
There are different: 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 possible hives on legs/arms/>. ...Read more
Sun poisoning is a sunburn / sunburn with allergic reaction. It is better treated with desitin/aloe/cold packs and oral antihistamines/ tylenol/motrin. Cover up, high SPF sunscreen, drink f fluids water alternating with gaterade/juices. If confusion, dizzy, fever, blisters, pus go to ER/urgent care.
Neosporin is a topical antibacterial and causes allergic reaction so avoid initially. ...Read more
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