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Sunburn: Introduction

Sunburn: A skin inflammatory reaction due to overexposure to sun. See detailed information below for a list of 1 causes of Sunburn, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Home Diagnostic Testing and Sunburn

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Sunburn: Symptom Checker

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Sunburn Treatments

Some of the possible treatments listed in sources for treatment of Sunburn may include:

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Alternative Treatments for Sunburn

Alternative treatments or home remedies that have been listed as possibly helpful for Sunburn may include:

Sunburn: Animations

Medications or substances causing Sunburn:

The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible causes of Sunburn as a symptom. Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using, including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.

Sunburn: Comorbid Symptoms

Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Sunburn may include these symptoms:

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Sunburn

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Misdiagnosis and Sunburn

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Sunburn: Research Related Doctors & Specialists

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Sunburn: Undiagnosed Conditions

Conditions that are commonly undiagnosed in related areas may include:

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)

Injury to the skin, with erythema, tenderness, and in some extreme cases blistering, following excessive exposure to sunlight; produced by ultraviolet rays not filtered out by clouds or water.
- (Source - CRISP)

Detailed list of causes of Sunburn

The list below shows some of the causes of Sunburn mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Sunburn?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Sunburn. Of the 1 causes of Sunburn that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 0 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 1 causes are "common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 0 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 0 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Sunburn:

The following list of conditions have 'Sunburn' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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What are the alternative names for Sunburn:

UV light, Ultraviolet exposure
- (Source - Diseases Database)

Classifications of Sunburn:

Medical Conditions associated with Sunburn:

Rash (1165 causes), Burning symptoms (446 causes), Paresthesias (453 causes), Tingling (951 causes), Nerve symptoms (9132 causes), Skin symptoms (5992 causes), Pain (6458 causes), Sensations (6520 causes), Brain symptoms (2787 causes), Neurological symptoms (9575 causes), Skin problems (3422 causes), Sensory symptoms (7134 causes), Common symptoms (8589 causes), Body symptoms (5672 causes), Temperature symptoms (2497 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes)

Symptoms related to Sunburn:

Skin rash (461 causes), Dry skin (231 causes), Skin symptoms (5992 causes), Burns, Sjogren's Syndrome

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Medical News summaries about Sunburn

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