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Precautions to be taken to avoid Sun burn - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Hi Doc
User :   Please proceed
User :   i got sun burn in my forehead
User :   and i feel itching
User :   when did that happen?
User :   before 2-days
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Do you have pain?
User :   i am not sure its called sun burn or anything else
User :   skin is dry
User :   and rough
Doctor :   How did that happen?
User :   feel itching
Doctor :   I mean were you in hot sun for long?
User :   i go out side without any precaution
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Is your skin sensitive ?
User :   i think thats why bcoz outside temperature was 44
User :   no
Doctor :   Did you use calamine lotion ?
Doctor :   That can control the itch
User :   ok
User :   i did not used it before
User :   and for skin roughness
Doctor :   So when you go out you can use body precautions like body lotions
Doctor :   wear full sleeve shirts
User :   ok
Doctor :   And above all try to avoid being in the hot sun between 12 - 4 pm
User :   ok
Doctor :   when the ulta violet rays are more
User :   ok thank you so much
Doctor :   A good body moisturiser with a spf of 40 plus will do good for you
Doctor :   Is ther anything else u want to ask?
User :   i will try calamine lotion
Doctor :   pk
User :   no thanks
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   thanks for chatting bye
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