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How long does it typically take for a sunburn to go away?

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Dr. M. Christine Lee
Dermatology
3 doctors agree

In brief: 1 to 2 weeks

Mild sunburns may resolve after 3 days.
A 1st degree sunburn may take a week to go away. A 2nd degree sunburn (blistering) may take 2 weeks.

In brief: 1 to 2 weeks

Mild sunburns may resolve after 3 days.
A 1st degree sunburn may take a week to go away. A 2nd degree sunburn (blistering) may take 2 weeks.
Dr. M. Christine Lee
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Dr. Barry Press
Surgery - Plastics

In brief: Depends on the depth

Like any burn, the time to healing depends on the depth of the injury.
Sunburns should be healed in 2-3 weeks. If not, see a burn physician.

In brief: Depends on the depth

Like any burn, the time to healing depends on the depth of the injury.
Sunburns should be healed in 2-3 weeks. If not, see a burn physician.
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