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    im a 19 year old male and when i went on holiday with my girlfriend, and when i went out in the sun, i just went red. i thought it was sunburn but it didnt look like sunburn more like a rash. can you help cause i would love to go on holiday again with her and wondering if there is a cure





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    Ive just currently visited Poland a few days ago and 1 morning I woke up in so much pain it was almost impossible to sit up or move. My full body except my hands face and soles of my feet were so hot, itchy and stinging like severe sunburn.. But I wasn't in the sun or on a sunbed. I tried treating it like a normal sunburn but it still really sore and stings whenever I take a bath, my skin is also painful to touch as it feels bruised.. Especially my bum cheeks.. Any ideas?





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    hi iv got sunburn and some fluid like little lumps have come up there like blisters what do i do about it plese





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    put on cream and try not to touch them i had this sympton and i put on metainium it wll leave your skin a slight yellow color but it takes the sting out of it and will get rid of the blisters (metainium is a type of nappy cream but works on anything) well allmost anything i hope me answer helps

    my foreskin has flaky skin and sometimes a red ring and the pain is similar to sunburn. ond often the foresking tightens and cant be pulled back. i have tipe 1 diabites





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    i had bad sunburn on top half of my leg ihad cream for it and then anti biotics cause i was in pain i am still in pain around the hip and top of leg and it feels very lumpy down my leg





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    Hi i got a sunburn 6days ago and im peeling at the moment but today in planing to go to sunbeds with my sister,will i tan normally or will it leave patches on my skin because im peeling?





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    Hi, I'm 31 and have developed red patches on the backs of my arms. They are bright red and get even redder when i excercise. They react like sunburn when touched or poked - go white then turn red again. They dont itch or burn and don't feel any different to the touch, but i am very concious of them





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    I WAS UNWELL ON WEDNESDAY WITH HEAD ACHE AND HOT SWEATS AND JUST SLEPT ALL DAY I HAD A FEW ITCHY SPOTS ON MY ARM, I FELT BETTER ON FRIDY BUT 2DAY I HAVE WOKEN UP FEELING A BIT SICK AND HAVE GOT A BLOTCHY RASH ALL OVER MY BODY WHICH FEELS LIKE SUNBURN





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    hi, i have had these red sunburn looking patches all over my face for a couple of months now and i put cream on them and it worked but now theres more of them and they're dry, cracked, inflamed, red and very itchy so i think it is eczema so i was wondering if anyone knows how to get rid as quick as possible, as its making me reallllyyy upset and self conscious as its all over my face and jaw line!!!!





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    Hi I was wondering if anyone could help. My 2 year old son came out in what looked like chicken pox but then his eye started to swell and the spots joined together to form what looked like sunburn and over the course of a few hours it spread over his body and he was bright red from head to foot. Drs at AnE said it was an allergic reaction and gave him steroids and antihistermines which helped but then it came back and kept going with the mess and back again once they'd worn off. He's had nothing different not even nappies or creams. I'm so confused as to what it could be its gone down completely now but I don't know what to do if it would happen again.





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    Hello I'm 20 and have been experiancing the same thing for about 2 weeks now ! I havnt used anything differnt either.and would love to kno what has caused this

    I looked into it further and anything can cause it and 2 things seem to relate. It said that having an infection could cause it and also high or low temperatures can. My son had some bleeding on one tonsil and Dr said it looked like he had had virul tonsilitis. He had also had quite a low temperature the morning the spots first appeared. Now I'm quite scared in case he gets ill again as with the fact his eye swelled to a slit I'm scared in case it makes his mouth swell next time.

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    Hey Im 17 and just come back from tenerife it was 35 degrees out there and i have got very bad sunburn i normally get it as iv got fair skin but i always put loation on properly and regulary and i have very bad sunburn on my left boob and its on a scar from chickin poks and its gone very deep and its all pussy and bleeding and its very itchy and sor wat should i do ?..xx





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    I get this when I get sunburn on my ears. Could it have been sunburn? It's easy to forget to put cream on the tops of your ears and the sun shines right down on them!

    im 19 and my face gets bright red and tight very often,i knw im not blushing or jus very hot. its like sunburn on my face nd it can be triggerd easly, it started with a reaction to cement nd skim at work,it was like having sunburn 24/7.but i havent been near neither in about 8 months nd it stil happens frequently, not as bad but shouldnt the reaction be gone by now?have u any advice on wat it is and how to get rid of it please?





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    I went to the beach early august and got sunburnt on my legs i had sand on them as well so my sunburn came out patchy i moisturised my sunburn for months but it a couple weeks it will be three months since i got sunburnt the colour has faded loads but you can still see the redness im worried its skin damage what can i do to get rid of it or will it keep fading?





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    Im 13 years old, and have sunburn all over my body.Its so bad i cant even put on my bra.I have school as well, and dont want to go until i can at least put on my bra. I also cant manage people touching, poking or even hugging me. My burns happened 2 days ago and i am still hurting so much.I really dont know what to do, i have tried using after sun but it doesn't work and my skin is really dry now.I cant sleep at night on my back, and i also have sunburn on my belly, so i hardly get any sleep at all. I really dont know what to do, please help me!





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    i had this a few years ago i could hardly move for a week u could try camomile lotion to help the pain and at night try slleping on pillows or really soft blankets this helped me alot x

    Hello, I am now 21, but when I was 20 I slept in the sin in Greece for four hours have really bad sunburn on my breasts and leg and the sunburn on leg blistered two. I have got mild hypopigmetnation on both breasts and leg, will it go away and will the colour return back to normal those parts and will it still tan in the sun again. I did go back to Greece this year but did keep out of the sun but I did put the lwg in the sun for a tiny while. I did use Bio-oil on it , it has been 1 and 4 months since it happened. Many thanks





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    I have red patches on the backs of my arms from my armpit down to my elbow. It's red and blotchy and when i get hot is goes redder and when i get cold it goes kind of purple! It looks like sunburn and acts like sunburn when you poke it - goes white under pressure then returns back red. I have similar patches on the back of my hips and the back of my thighs but the ones on my arms are the worst, i hate it :-( It's been there for about 2 years and seems to be getting worse.





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    i put water on my sunburn and i got moles help im panicin





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    i ahve really bad sunburn and it has started to bubble i dont no what to do





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    Ive been circumcised over a year and still getting dry skin on the tip of my penis as in sunburn peeling and ideas on how to stop this ?





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    go back to the doctors to get it re done I suggest

    go back to the doctors to get it re done I suggest

    My daughter 20 yrs has had this on her arms for a couplet of years and the GP and we thought it was just due to sunburn/peeling/dry skin! Could you tell me the best washes etc to use. Thank you so much. Julia





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    Hi i'm 17 i was out in the sun too long and burnt the whole back of my body my legs are really bad i cant move them and they've gone a weird colour it doesn't look like sunburn at all but its so painful





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    hi i have a couple of red blotches about the size of finger nail near my nipple and my breasts feel like ive got sunburn.i havent changed my washing powder.





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    I started getting it at 19 after I went tubing down a river in some really gross water and got a bad sunburn. now I am 36yrs old and only get it about every 2yrs. I seem to get it when I am sick and have a fever for an extended period of time or if I get a sunburn. I am just getting over a week long fever and sinus infection and it appeared this morning. so this will be my regime. Maybe it will help.... I will keep all of my hair off my face. stay in air condition. The cold air and no sweating seem to keep it from spreading or getting worse. I also don't wear any lotion or make up in that area. If I need to cover it I use a finger to put on loose powder. I always wash my hands especially my finger tips/under my nails with hot soapy water. once it starts oozing I will clean it with a little hydrogen peroxide and put neosporin on it. I also take some soap on my finger and wash very lightly that spot. (when I am washing the rest of my face I don't wash that area. I go around it. I have had it spread that way.) once it does not look infected anymore (usually 2days later) I will get aloe vera. The actual plant cut it open and put some of the goo from inside right on it. I do this for about 2 weeks or till the mark is all gone. (I put the plant in a zip loc so it won't dry out. It is natural and I believe it is why I have no scars from previous years. I hope this helps.

    I suffer from pale patches under my eyes and when I'm in pictures it looks like I have got sunburn and been wearing sunglasses, my cheekbones always seem to have a dark completion? Any doctors vie ever seen cannot diagnose this , it is very frustrating and would like too see what u think. Male 36





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    every time i have sex i get a red rash on my penis it goes flakey after a couple days and is kind of like sunburn on my penis andy ideas what it is?





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    I'd go to your doctor to get this investigated. You may have an allergy to certain condoms or lubricants or you may have an STI or a virus/infection which may be easily treatable. In the meantime, keep it extra clean and note any changes of symptoms.

    I was on holiday and got really sunburnt on my legs, and my legs looked like this for about 2 weeks, they cracked and shedded, but it only happened that one time due to sunburn. is that normal???





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    I have a mole on my arm and i got sunburn the other day, now it really hurts when i touch i also have a mole on my back which has recently turned black when i was brown is this normal or shall i get it checked out by my doctor?





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    Hi im 20 female & iv got as they say "pigeon" (bone sticks out slightly) chest and iv noticed this from a very young age and i get self conscious about it sometimes, also when i went on holiday and got sunburn around that area it was very painful, my brother who is 24 also has the same thing. i would just like to know if i could get rid of it? If so how? & does it affect your bust size? And why have i got this? Thanks





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    I'm 27 and have had a clump of blackheads on one side of my chest and between my pecks, I have tried acne gels and body scrubs but nothing helps, it's embarrassing on holiday without a tshirt and my suncream seems to be effected by the area and it gets sunburn easily, any ideas?





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