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Swollen forehead, puffy eyes, tight skin around mouth. Had sunburn. Applied aloe

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Hi I got sunburned yesterday, put aloe on all night and everytime I woke up during the night, woke up this morning with swollen forhead, puffy eyes tight skin around mouth, looked like I had botox
Posted Sun, 9 Sep 2012 in Skin Hair and Nails
Answered by Dr. Sudarshan 1 hour later
Hi dear ,

Your description suits that of sunburn .Aloe application may have caused allergic reaction.

Please stop applying aloe.

Just apply calamine lotion twice a day.

Also you can take anti inflammatory over the counter drugs like diclofenac to reduce pain and swelling.

It must subside in day or two.

Also cold compresses would be helpful.

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