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Best way to treat sunburn on my face?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry

In brief: Moist/cool 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: Moist/cool 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.
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