What are some home remedies for sun poisoning?


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Sufferers of sun poisoning can take a cool shower or apply cool compresses to the skin to relieve the pain. WebMD explains that a person with sun poisoning must avoid the sun and drink extra fluid for several days to help treat the condition.

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What are some home remedies for sun poisoning?
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WebMD further suggests individuals take ibuprofen or acetaminophen to relieve the pain from the burns and lather the skin with aloe or moisturizer to treat the skin as it heals on its own. Medical attention is not required unless facial swelling, large blisters, confusion or severe dehydration result from sun poisoning. Most sufferers must allow the condition to resolve on its own.

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