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What Should You Do About Really Bad Sunburn With Blisters
symptomatic sunburn: Sunburn is caused by radiation injuring the skin which causes inflammation. The blisters are actually fluid leaking from injured tissues that stay below the skin. Tricks to reducing the symptoms are to take anti-inflammation medicines like Motrin and advil, (ibuprofen) and minimizing any trauma to the skin. There are good over-the-counter products with Benzocaine that reduce the pain temporarily. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Don't count on it.: Keep sunburn cool w 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 med care for severe pain, fever, lack of improvement of sxs w/i several days or if a large surface area is blistered. Drink h2o. ...Read more
I got a bad sunburn with blisters, now i can't bend knee and foot is swollen; it's difficult to walk. Knee and thigh area looks bruised.
GET CHECKED OUT!: This is concerning - you had second degree burns and now have complications of decreased range of motion, swelling and pain with weight bearing. While these may all just be results of the burn, it is also possible that there is a secondary infection, and if you ignore this at this point could turn into a disaster. Have it checked out today...... ...Read more
Sunburn: Yes you should be worried and you must go to the nearest Emergency facility to begin to help you control the blistering. Won't get better overnight but will get better over time. Don't forget to put cream on when you are in the sun. ...Read more
I'm 20, had about 3 bad sunburns as a kid. No blistering, just red and very painful to move. Skin peeled. Can I reverse the damage? I'm very concerned
Skin exams: you certainly should make it a practice to use sun screen now. Also do monthly skin exams to look for changes in your skin, this involves a full length mirror and hand mirrors. Any changes should be checked out by your doctor. You are wise to start now. I had a first cousin die in his early 40s from a melanoma. He spent his early years in Fiji getting lots of sun. ...Read more
I got very bad sunburn three days ago and got very bad blisters over my face. Today almost all of my skin has peeled off. My face is very red?
I got a bad sunburn 5 days ago and I just worked out. Now my skin is covered in tiny little blisters and my tan is starting to peel.what should I do?
Sunburn: Two options: 1: Go to the pharmacy and see what they recommend. 2: If that is not your idea please set up an appointment to see your primary doctor. Hope all goes well. ...Read more
My 5 year old son has a bad sunburn on his back and has blisters on his shoulders and has been up and down all night he wants his shirt off but scearms and crys when i try to take it off and beggs me to stop because he hurts him, what else should I do I f
I had very bad sunburn on my legs to the point of it blistering and bleeding, now I have what looks like a freckle that's never been there before.
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