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What can I use for sun burn relief?

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Dr. Lakhminder Sandhu
General Practice

In brief: Sun burn relief

cool shower or cool compresses.
Simple analgesics (paracetamol or ibuprofen). Emollients moisturiser )

In brief: Sun burn relief

cool shower or cool compresses.
Simple analgesics (paracetamol or ibuprofen). Emollients moisturiser )
Dr. Lakhminder Sandhu
Dr. Lakhminder Sandhu
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry

In brief: Relief

(Aloe Vera) can V redness, pain, itching & swelling from burns.
It has anesthetic, anti-inflammatory, antibacterial & antifungal qualities. It speeds burn healing by stimulating new skin growth. V pain by placing cool, moist compresses on skin. NSAID's & Acetaminophen can help. Benadryl (diphenhydramine) can be used for itching. Hydrate well & don't peel off deep layers. See dr for severe burns.

In brief: Relief

(Aloe Vera) can V redness, pain, itching & swelling from burns.
It has anesthetic, anti-inflammatory, antibacterial & antifungal qualities. It speeds burn healing by stimulating new skin growth. V pain by placing cool, moist compresses on skin. NSAID's & Acetaminophen can help. Benadryl (diphenhydramine) can be used for itching. Hydrate well & don't peel off deep layers. See dr for severe burns.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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