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Sunburn followed huge dry yellow patches. Will it leave a scar?

Hi I got a sunburn a few days ago and its slowly getting better each day. Now to follow the sunburn came a few patches on my face that are yellow. Now my questions for these patches are what can I do to heal them or get rid of them? Also they look like giant just dry yellow patches, but I have seen photos of peoples skin of what looks like what I have and it left marks on them now will I get that as well?
Asked On : Sat, 30 Jun 2012
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Dermatologist 's  Response
Hi...dear brand..,
Thanks for choosing HCM..,
Yellow patches are due to sun exposure called.,
Avoid sun exposure as much as possible..,
or Using Sunscreen lotion...SUNCOTE or SUNCROSS.,
Answered: Sat, 30 Jun 2012
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General Surgeon Dr. Rajat Gupta's  Response
Hi brandon

Use sunscreen with SPF factor more than 30. Avoid sunexposure. This should help. If there are some residual scars still left, then other options will be tried.

Dr. Rajat Gupta
Answered: Tue, 3 Jul 2012
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