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Sun burn, swollen nose, under eyes. History of allergies. Sun poisoning?

Hello i am 11 years old i went to the beach for 5 & i half hours yesterday , i am a little sun burned on my face , i woke up the morning & my under eyes & nose is swollen , i went too the docter they said sun poisoning , but he looked at me for like 2 min , my mom & i think it is allergees , because i have had this before , but the Dr. said sun poisoning , whaat is it ?
Asked On : Fri, 20 Jul 2012
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Cosmetic & Plastic Surgeon 's  Response
you actually suffered from mild sunburn which also caused swelling under eyes and nose.
There is nothing to worry about it as it automatically improves in 48 to 72 hours.
you need to apply mild moisturising lotion to keep the area well hydrated to avoid discomfort.
If you have been getting these episodes in past then you should apply sun screen lotion before going to beach or doing sigficant outdoor activity in strong sun.

Dr Rajesh Kaushash
Cosmetic and Plastic surgeon
Answered: Sat, 20 Apr 2013
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