How to treat sunburned skin?

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Sunburn is a condition. In which the skin is damaged by ultraviolet (UV) rays from the sun. Symptoms of sunburn include red, swollen, hot, blistering skin, and pain and burning. In some cases, headaches, nausea, and vomiting may also occur.

How to treat sunburned skin?

Sunburned skin can be treated in the following ways:

  • Apply a cool compress to the sunburned skin with cool water or a cool cloth. To help reduce pain and swelling
  • Apply medicine containing aloe vera, calamine, or anti-inflammatory medicine. To help reduce burning and itching.
  • If there is a lot of inflammation You may need to take medicine to reduce inflammation.
  • Take painkillers if you have severe pain. Take painkillers. to relieve symptoms
  • Drink lots of water, drink lots of water. To help keep the body hydrated and reduce headaches.
  • Avoid exposure to sunlight. Avoid exposure to direct sunlight until the skin has healed.

It is recommended to see a doctor for proper treatment and to prevent side effects.

How to prevent sunburn

Preventing sunburn can be done in several ways, including:

  • Apply sunscreen. Always apply sunscreen of SPF 30 or higher before going out in the sun.
  • Wear clothing that covers the body. Wear clothing that covers the body, such as long-sleeved shirts, long pants, and hats, to help protect the skin from UV rays.
  • wear sunglasses Wear sunglasses to help protect your eyes from UV rays.
  • Avoid exposure to the sun during periods of strong sunlight. Avoid exposure to the sun during the peak hours. which is from 00:00 to 16:00 hrs.

If you have skin that is sensitive to the sun or a history of frequent sunburns. You should consult your doctor for advice on how to prevent sunburn. or find the โปรโมชั่น ufabet cause of skin abnormalities that are sensitive to light

Article by Dr. Kankanit Santipranon, M.D.

Doctor specializing in skin and beauty at World Medical Hospital