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2 1 Tue, 10 Jul 2018
Hi I got a very bad sunburn 3 months ago on my lower legs. I peeled about a week later and since then my legs are still red. Howevee it does go away when my legs are elelavted but the redness comes back when i start walking around and worsens when the weather is hot or during and after showers....
7 1 Sat, 7 Jul 2018
Well,I have a question that is now related to a sunburn I received on my forehead that resulted in discoloration. I do not know where to turn and I can t afford to see a derm =[ Ok, long story short, I went hiking in Yosemite and received a sunburn on my shoulders and forehead (I didn’t wear any...
18 1 Thu, 28 Jun 2018
Can sun poisioning symptons show up 2 days later such as nausea and dizziness? The area doesn t itch that much, but it did burn and sting/tingle at least a day after I was exposed to the sun, which was last Friday. Now it s really dry and like a redish/purplish color. I m 27, 5ft 1 and in great...
7 1 Mon, 25 Jun 2018
hi today i had a procedure done called dilationa nd curretage due to a failed pregnancy. shortly thereafter i developed an itchy rash on my neck and chest which resembles small hives and dilated blood vessels. could you please tell me what it might be caused by?
7 1 Fri, 25 May 2018
My mother described a the following symptom to me last week...When she is out it the sun, everything turns blood red and she has to sit down, close her eye, and get to a shadded area quickly. The symptom started this summer. It s very scary and she also feels as if she may fall.
3 2 Wed, 29 Nov 2017
The upper inside area of my thighs have what looks like a gauld and I am sure it is from riding a recumbent bike for 30 minutes. Have been riding it for months and this condition has just started. I have a tube of triamcinolone acetonide cream. Can I try it to help it heal ? Thank you for your...
7 1 Fri, 27 Oct 2017
Hello Doctor I have this skin problem from past 10 years, my nose and cheeks is red, if I am exposed to sun it gets worse and I also have blackheads on my nose. I have been seeing this Homeopathy doctor, Dr health from past 7 months and I don t see any improvement, could you please suggest me any...
7 1 Fri, 27 Oct 2017
My neck and lower back feels sun burnt real bad, I have no rash or redness yet it s been like this for about 3 days now and getting worse. Just getting concearned. Im a recovering addict and have been clean for 49 days now, I m afraid I might of damage my nerves with all the pain pills, that I...
14 1 Tue, 25 Jul 2017
I had a heat stroke 10 years ago. As a result I was disabled for several years with Autonomic Dysfunction and severe heat intolerance. The symptoms eventually went away and I returned to work and exercising on a normal basis. Unfortunately, this summer the symptoms have come back after an...
7 1 Fri, 21 Jul 2017
Hello i have had vitiligo for 13 years now. my parents have spend thousands of dollars with lotions and burning my skin and nothing worked expect 2 years ago I stated tanning in a tanning bed at normal salons and my vitiligo has been going away but I want it all gone. does vitiligo organics...
12 1 Thu, 2 Mar 2017
Hi, I have a small swirl like burn mark on the inside of my arm. It is also bumpy. I m not too sure what it is. Also for some reason the mark also formed on the left side of my chest parallel to the swirl like burn mark. I don t remember putting anything hot in between my arms. Can you help me...
43 2 Fri, 23 Dec 2016
Greetings I am suffering from a severe sunburn on my legs from my knees to my toes. Today my young daughter grabbed me leg on my shin and it is causing immense pain. My right foot in particular (she grabbed my right shin, I can see a purplish mark from where she touched me) is swollen and though...
12 1 Wed, 9 Nov 2016
Dear Dr Batra, I was hoping you could help me with my query about sun damage. I am 28 years old and a few years ago I moved to Australia from the UK. I had always taken good care to avoid the sun until this time. I experienced a fairly bad sunburn my first summer in Australia as I misjudged the...
12 2 Tue, 11 Oct 2016
I was out in the sun for 6 1/2 hours yesterday with no sun screen on at all. i got really burnt and am pretty sure i have sunpoisioning on my face. What exactly does it look like so i can be sure i really have it and how is it treatable? I am 16 years old, 5 10, 160 lbs
12 2 Mon, 29 Aug 2016
i have developed a serious allergic reaction to the sun. over the last couple of years i have gotten serious rash with swelling and terrible itching. my doctor prescribed steriods for me, but this time it appears not to work as fast. i have tried everything for the itching and i can t sleep...
27 3 Tue, 26 Jul 2016
Hi, My daughter whenever goes out in sun, get some white patches on her cheeks and white patch on the eye lid. The patch on the eye lid is dry and some skin seems to be com in out. She is 8 years old and I put a sunscreen of SPF 30 but still she is getting these reaction from sun. Please suggest....
8 1 Mon, 18 Jul 2016
I know this is a stupid question. Most likely you guys are going to think I m bored or I have nothing better to do, but I assure you, this is true. I ve had this young girl living in my apartment for about 5 days now (I found her seemingly writhing in pain in a park at night) and I ve tried to...
52 3 Mon, 11 Jul 2016
Hi, I recently went to the beach and when I got there I realized I had forgot sunscreen. I got a sun burn on my feet and lower leg causing extreme burning, chills, and loss of sleep. I have been putting aloe Vera on it and drinking lots of water. Is there anything else I could try or should i go...
8 1 Thu, 23 Jun 2016
Hello, I am looking for information on sunburns. Since 1988, I have had severe sunburns and I do not get any indication I have had to much sun until I look at my body before going to bed and notice how much sun I received during the day. This sunburn can occur even when I am fully clothed and in...
9 1 Wed, 1 Jun 2016
my husband has internal hemmroids the other day he could not use bathroom he believe his rectum was backed packed he used finger to try get it out it didnt work he than used a tiny mearusing spoon to dig the waste out, he then started bleeding from rectum alot, he went to doctor the dr dint exanm...
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