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Suffered sunburn, redness, roughness and dryness. Using hydrocortisone, aloe, antihistamines. Treatment?

I got a sun burn on Friday and it seems that the redness will not go away. My skin is rough and feels dry. My sunburn hasn t peeled by the way.....why hasn t the burn gotten better yet? I have put on hydrocortizone and aloe but it doesn t seem to he working. I also have been taking antihistimines........sorry if the spelling is terrible.
Asked On : Fri, 6 Jul 2012
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Dermatologist 's  Response
I would be pleased to answer your question
You should apply a more potent steroid on the area of the sunburn like Mometasone in Ointment form . You can get it in form of a prescription from your doctor . you should apply it twice a day on the area .

Hydrocortizone may not work due to the degree of the burn .

Thanks and take care
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Dermatologist Dr. Puvvula Kishore Kumar's  Response
Hi..dear rachie..,
Thanks for choosing HCM..,
Sun burn is not respond to simple treatment..,
Bcos...epidermis totally turned to tanning...
So difficult to normal treatment,
Demlanization and followed by application of Kojic cream.,
Morning times SUNSCREEN LOTION is mandatory..,

Answered: Fri, 6 Jul 2012
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