I am in the latter stages of healing (1 week after initial burn) with just

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Q: I have what is considered a second degree sunburn - severe redness, pain, edema and skin peeling. I am in the latter stages of healing (1 week after initial burn) with just skin peeling. I noticed three red areas grouped together that are somewhat raised. Is this a normal occurance or am I looking at a possible skin infection? I have the ability send photographs.

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