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Skin tanned, have burning pain. Any good sun creams ? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 28-May-2013
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Very Good Posted in: Sun Burn
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User:Hi doctor .
Doctor:Please proceed with your query
User:I have a skin problem .
User:Yesterday I was in Chennai & went for a ride in my bike in a highway. Unluckily I didn't wear my jacket. I had travelled around 5 hours & after reaching home, my hand was fully become black till the area my half sleeve t-shirt is covered. After sometime I have got the burning pain, whenever something gets scratched on my hand, even if it small scratch also. Please help me to resolve this problem & make my skin to get to the original position. Please suggest me some good sun scream for my hand.
Doctor:Ok I am going through the qery
Doctor:please be patient
User:ok .
Doctor:Do you see redness?
Doctor:Do you have intense itching?
User:not to the intense.
User:it is normal . but i feel the burning pain
Doctor:It seems you moved out of the chat
User:now i am in
Doctor:Ok, the problem looks to be contact dermatitis
User:ok .
Doctor:It is not a serious issue
Doctor:I suggest the following recommendations:
User:how do i chat directly with a dermatologist ??
Doctor:1) Tab CETRIZINE, 10 mg, three a day for two days
Doctor:2) Lotion CALAMINE, four times a day for three days over the area after bath or washing with cold water ( no soap req)
User:Thanks doctor.
Doctor:I am sorry there is no chat with a Dermatologist, instead you can post a question to the Dermatologist by using Ask A Specialist
User:ok .
Doctor:service given to you
Doctor:Did you follow ?
User:my skin has mostly become black. If i want to make my skin to the normal means, what should i do ?
Doctor:The blackness fades away on its own
Doctor:after the problem is cured
Doctor:It takes a month time
Doctor:I do not think there is a need to use any cream
Doctor:Use full sleeves cotton shirts
Doctor:to prevent sun exposure
User:ok doctor.
Doctor:Use SUNCROSS, lotion over the area before you go out in the sun
Doctor:This prevents further damage
User:ok .
Doctor:Use this after you are cured from itching
User:sure .
Doctor:Thank you for consulting me
Doctor:Bye for now
User:Thanks for your help Doctor.
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