3 doctors weighed in:
Really itchy rash on one side of face that was in the sun. What can I do to even out color and stop itch?
3 doctors weighed in

1 doctor agrees
In brief: Depends
You should treat the symptoms with a mild topical steroid and see if that helps.
If this is really one-sided then this may be a sun-sensitivity problem, meaning something other than a sunburn. The change in skin tone may even out with time. You should probably see your doctor.

In brief: Depends
You should treat the symptoms with a mild topical steroid and see if that helps.
If this is really one-sided then this may be a sun-sensitivity problem, meaning something other than a sunburn. The change in skin tone may even out with time. You should probably see your doctor.
Dr. Donald Shenenberger
Dr. Donald Shenenberger
Thank
Dr. Joseph Eastern
Dermatology
In brief: Try...
...An over-the-counter Hydrocortisone cream.
If that doesn't work, you'll need to see a dermatologist. The color will even out by itself over time. Next time you go out in the sun, apply a good sunscreen lotion.

In brief: Try...
...An over-the-counter Hydrocortisone cream.
If that doesn't work, you'll need to see a dermatologist. The color will even out by itself over time. Next time you go out in the sun, apply a good sunscreen lotion.
Dr. Joseph Eastern
Dr. Joseph Eastern
Thank
Get help from a real doctor now
Dr. Christopher Crosby
Board Certified, Dermatology
12 years in practice
93K people helped
Continue
108,000 doctors available
Read more answers from doctors