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What are some good remedies for a sunburn is very dark red and hurts when touched or the skin moves?

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Dr. Morris Westfried
Dermatology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Prednisone

For very severe sunburns where it develops a sun poisoning like effect systemic or oral stereos are helpful to calm the inflammation.
It is best to avoid systemic steroids in diabetics and people with high blood pressure.

In brief: Prednisone

For very severe sunburns where it develops a sun poisoning like effect systemic or oral stereos are helpful to calm the inflammation.
It is best to avoid systemic steroids in diabetics and people with high blood pressure.
Dr. Morris Westfried
Dr. Morris Westfried
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Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Topical

Aloe vera lotion or a steroid (hydrocortisone) may be used for the irritated skin.
Any moisterising lotion may be tried as well. Silvadene (silver sulfadiazine) is another choice, but that is dispensed by prescription.

In brief: Topical

Aloe vera lotion or a steroid (hydrocortisone) may be used for the irritated skin.
Any moisterising lotion may be tried as well. Silvadene (silver sulfadiazine) is another choice, but that is dispensed by prescription.
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
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