Finding Relief from Sunburn Pain

Problems related to sun damage, such as skin cancer and age spots, are some of the most common ones seen in dermatology. Spending just a few too many minutes in the sun can leave your skin burned, inflamed, and painful, so wearing sunscreen is essential. If you’ve already suffered a sunburn, then watch this video for tips on finding relief.

Taking an anti-inflammatory medication, such as ibuprofen, can help reduce inflammation from a sunburn, and resting in a cool area can also offer some relief. You can also try a sunburn treatment medication that can numb your skin and provide pain relief. Finally, applying hydrocortisone cream can help cool the skin and minimize redness.

Protecting your skin from sunburn is important. If you need high quality sunscreens or skin care, then please contact Swinyer-Woseth Dermatology at (801) 266-8841 to schedule your appointment with one of our experienced dermatologists in Salt Lake City.

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