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Is drinking a lot more water good for my bad sunburn?

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Dr. Joseph Eastern
Dermatology
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In brief: Not particularly.

Drinking a lot of water will make you pee more.
If your sunburn is oozing, you do need to replace that water loss, but not much is needed to do that. Treat your sunburn from the outside, with cool wet dressings and an antiseptic ointment like silvadene (silver sulfadiazine) or bionect. And next time, apply a good sunscreen lotion (spf ~50) when you go outside.

In brief: Not particularly.

Drinking a lot of water will make you pee more.
If your sunburn is oozing, you do need to replace that water loss, but not much is needed to do that. Treat your sunburn from the outside, with cool wet dressings and an antiseptic ointment like silvadene (silver sulfadiazine) or bionect. And next time, apply a good sunscreen lotion (spf ~50) when you go outside.
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