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I have a bad sunburn and am in some serious pain. Does anyone have a good remedy to soothe the pain?

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Dr. Morris Westfried
Dermatology
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In brief: Cold milk

Cold milk compresses every hour to remove heat and soothe skin.
It will lower temperature and calm irritated nerves. Oral antiinflammatories are also useful- Motrin etc. If severe see md for short course of oral steroids.

In brief: Cold milk

Cold milk compresses every hour to remove heat and soothe skin.
It will lower temperature and calm irritated nerves. Oral antiinflammatories are also useful- Motrin etc. If severe see md for short course of oral steroids.
Dr. Morris Westfried
Dr. Morris Westfried
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Dr. Johnnie Strickland Jr
Family Medicine

In brief: Several

Avoid additional sun exposure; topical lidocaine, aloe vera gel anti-inflammatory medications.
Filtering shower head to remove chlorine and toxins from shower water; moisturizing creams with essential oil of lavender will having a soothing and healing affect as well.

In brief: Several

Avoid additional sun exposure; topical lidocaine, aloe vera gel anti-inflammatory medications.
Filtering shower head to remove chlorine and toxins from shower water; moisturizing creams with essential oil of lavender will having a soothing and healing affect as well.
Dr. Johnnie Strickland Jr
Dr. Johnnie Strickland Jr
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