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What should I do for a painful sunburn showing blisters?
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Dr. Martin Raff
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
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In brief: Second degree burn
There are many otc compounds available for treating sunburns, many including aloe as a component.
The danger here is that if you continue doing this you may render yourself susceptible to dangerous cancers later in life. Use a sunscreen regularly. Limit your time in sun. Hope you are better soon.

In brief: Second degree burn
There are many otc compounds available for treating sunburns, many including aloe as a component.
The danger here is that if you continue doing this you may render yourself susceptible to dangerous cancers later in life. Use a sunscreen regularly. Limit your time in sun. Hope you are better soon.
Dr. Martin Raff
Dr. Martin Raff
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry
In brief: Aloe vera
Keep sunburn cool with moist cool/cold compresses.
Avoid alcohol containing products. Break off pieces of aloe vera plant & apply sap to skin. Consider non-steroidal anti-inflammatory meds to reduce pain. Don’t yank off peeling skin or burst blisters. Seek medical care for severe pain, fever, lack of improvement of symptoms within several days or if a large surface area is blistered.

In brief: Aloe vera
Keep sunburn cool with moist cool/cold compresses.
Avoid alcohol containing products. Break off pieces of aloe vera plant & apply sap to skin. Consider non-steroidal anti-inflammatory meds to reduce pain. Don’t yank off peeling skin or burst blisters. Seek medical care for severe pain, fever, lack of improvement of symptoms within several days or if a large surface area is blistered.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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