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Which is better for sunburn - aspirin or tylenol (acetaminophen)?

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Dr. Marianna Post
Family Medicine

In brief: Topical lotions

Topical lotions with Lidocaine and aloe vera , Ibuprofen will be better then tylenol, (acetaminophen) since it is anti inflammatory medicine and will help with inflamed skin from sunburn.

In brief: Topical lotions

Topical lotions with Lidocaine and aloe vera , Ibuprofen will be better then tylenol, (acetaminophen) since it is anti inflammatory medicine and will help with inflamed skin from sunburn.
Dr. Marianna Post
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Dr. Luke Hermann
Emergency Medicine

In brief: Ibuprofen

Ibuprofen and other "nsaids" (i.
e. Naproxen) have strong anti-inflammatory properties and therefore are likely more effective at treating the pain related to a sunburn.

In brief: Ibuprofen

Ibuprofen and other "nsaids" (i.
e. Naproxen) have strong anti-inflammatory properties and therefore are likely more effective at treating the pain related to a sunburn.
Dr. Luke Hermann
Dr. Luke Hermann
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