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What Is The Best Way To Treat A Sunburn On Your Face
Ibuprofen and aloe: Unfortunately, once sunburn happens, the subsequent recovery is the expected wound healing process. In addition to the Hydrocortisone cream as suggested by dr kwok, i find that oral Ibuprofen (advil (ibuprofen) or motrin) every 6 hours immediately after the burn will help reduce the inflammatory response. I also recommend aloe containing lotion to moisturize as often as possible. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What's the best way to treat a sunburn on your face without clogging pores and preventing pimples?
Sunburn: Apply aloe or moisturizing cream to the affected skin. Avoid products containing alcohol, which can further dry out skin. Beware of sunburn treatment products containing anesthetics, such as benzocaine. There's little evidence that these products are effective. In some cases, they may even irritate the skin. A mild otc cortisone cream also helps. ...Read more
Second degree burn: There are many otc compounds available for treating sunburns, many including aloe as a component. The danger here is that if you continue doing this you may render yourself susceptible to dangerous cancers later in life. Use a sunscreen regularly. Limit your time in sun. Hope you are better soon. ...Read more
Moist/cool Aloe Vera: 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 more
Hydrate: Sunburned skin should be hydrated, and lotion is a good way to to keep the skin moisturized. You can also use aloe gel to cool the skin. ...Read more
I have dark spot both right and left side of my face looks like sunburn causing of using astringent what is the best medicine?
I have sunburn around my lower face with lots of small blisters, a few have now started to turn white, what is it? And what is the best treatment?
Won'tGetBurnedAgain: The ones that have turned white may be infected so best to gently wash with soap and water using a washcloth to break them up, then apply a thin layer of an antibacterial ointment. If it starts to spread or increase in pain, start throbbing and feel like you got sunburned again, see your doctor. Use plenty of sunblock in the future, and add some extra to that area, it'll be sensitive for a while ...Read more
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