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What's a really good remedy for a bad sunburn?

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Dr. Michael Fisher
Dermatology

In brief: Sun burn

Medications such as aspirin, ibuprofen, and Naproxen to decrease pain and inflammation are useful, especially when started early.
For mild sunburn, cool compresses with equal parts of milk and water may suffice. Cold compresses with burow's solution may also be used. .Aloe vera gel or aloe-based lotions may soothe irritated skin. These can be found in the drugstore. Prescription topical steroids.

In brief: Sun burn

Medications such as aspirin, ibuprofen, and Naproxen to decrease pain and inflammation are useful, especially when started early.
For mild sunburn, cool compresses with equal parts of milk and water may suffice. Cold compresses with burow's solution may also be used. .Aloe vera gel or aloe-based lotions may soothe irritated skin. These can be found in the drugstore. Prescription topical steroids.
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