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My son got a sunburn 5 days ago and it

Patient: My son got a sunburn 5 days ago and it is still blistering.Some of the blisters pop on their own and leave a raw spot on his skin. What can I do? Is there anything a doctor can do?

 

 

Symptoms: Some itching

 

 

Doctor: Thank you for writing to usYou can use calamine lotion and cold water or ice over the individual blisters to reduce the pain. The pain will go after the skin starts to heal. Allow for time for the skin to heal. If the skin does not heal even after 5 days, then you should see a Doctor. All the best.Hope this helps you

 


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Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Manitoba. He currently operates a walk-in-clinic in downtown Toronto.

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