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How can I treat my sunburn?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry
2 doctors agree

In brief: Sunburn help

I agree with dr. Fisher. Use cool compresses.
Aloe vera (aloe barbadensis) can reduce redness, pain, itching & swelling from a burn. It has anesthetic, anti-inflammatory & antibacterial / antifungal qualities. It can speed burn healing by stimulating growth of new skin. Non-steroidal anti-inflammatories and acetomenophen can be very helpful. Hydrate well and don't peel off any deep layers.

In brief: Sunburn help

I agree with dr. Fisher. Use cool compresses.
Aloe vera (aloe barbadensis) can reduce redness, pain, itching & swelling from a burn. It has anesthetic, anti-inflammatory & antibacterial / antifungal qualities. It can speed burn healing by stimulating growth of new skin. Non-steroidal anti-inflammatories and acetomenophen can be very helpful. Hydrate well and don't peel off any deep layers.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Dr. Michael Fisher
Dermatology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Sunburn treatment

Consult a doctor for sunburn treatment if: severe sunburn covers a large portion of your body with blisters sunburn is accompanied by a high fever or severe pain severe sunburn doesn't begin to improve within a few days.

In brief: Sunburn treatment

Consult a doctor for sunburn treatment if: severe sunburn covers a large portion of your body with blisters sunburn is accompanied by a high fever or severe pain severe sunburn doesn't begin to improve within a few days.
Dr. Michael Fisher
Dr. Michael Fisher
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