Sunburn: Any injury to the skin caused by the ultraviolet rays caused by the sun.
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causes, and treatments of Sunburn is available below.
Symptoms of Sunburn
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Treatments for Sunburn
- Avoid sunlight exposure between 10am and 2pm
- Use a sunscreen with a minimum SPF of 15
- Wear broad brimmed hats and protective clothing
- Simple analgesics for pain
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Home Diagnostic Testing
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Alternative Treatments for Sunburn
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Causes of Sunburn
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Disease Topics Related To Sunburn
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Sunburn: Undiagnosed Conditions
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Misdiagnosis and Sunburn
Mild worm infections undiagnosed in children: Human worm infestations, esp. threadworm, can be overlooked in some cases,
because it may cause only mild or even absent symptoms.
Although the most common symptoms are ...read more »
Mesenteric adenitis misdiagnosed as appendicitis in children: Because appendicitis is one of the
more feared conditions for a child with abdominal pain, it can be over-diagnosed
(it can, of course, also...read more »
Blood pressure cuffs misdiagnose hypertension in children: One known misdiagnosis issue
with hyperension, arises in relation to the simple equipment used to test blood pressure.
The "cuff" around the arm to measure blood pressure can...read more »
Psoriasis often undiagnosed cause of skin symptoms in children: Children who suffer
from the skin disorder called psoriasis can often go undiagnosed.
The main problem is that psoriasis is rare in children, and not...read more »
Children with migraine often misdiagnosed: A migraine often fails to be
correctly diagnosed in pediatric patients.
These patients are not the typical migraine sufferers, but migraines can also occur in children....read more »
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Hospitals & Clinics: Sunburn
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Clinical Trials for Sunburn
The US based website ClinicalTrials.gov lists information on both federally
and privately supported clinical trials using human volunteers.
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Statistics for Sunburn
Sunburn: Broader Related Topics
Types of Sunburn
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Definitions of Sunburn:
An injury to the skin causing erythema, tenderness, and sometimes blistering and resulting from excessive exposure to the sun. The reaction is produced by the ultraviolet radiation in sunlight.
- (Source - Diseases Database)
A browning of the skin resulting from exposure to the rays of the sun
- (Source - WordNet 2.1)
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