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Is a bad sunburn reason enough to stay home and rest?

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Dr. Dean Goodless
Dermatology
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In brief: Probably not, but...

Key questions would be how long ago did it happen? How much body surface is involved? Is the skin blistered? Are there any sun-sensitizing drugs involved? Was the burn caused by the sun or a tanning bed? My concern would be if you are having systemic symptoms that the burn may need medical attention.

In brief: Probably not, but...

Key questions would be how long ago did it happen? How much body surface is involved? Is the skin blistered? Are there any sun-sensitizing drugs involved? Was the burn caused by the sun or a tanning bed? My concern would be if you are having systemic symptoms that the burn may need medical attention.
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