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Headache, swollen head, burning and itching on the scalp post long hours in the sun. What could be the reason?

my bf & I went camping this weekend, he got sunburned but i think it affected his head pretty bad. SYMPTONS: his head burned,itched then hurt through the weekend it hurt more times than others this morning around 4am he had a really bad headache & he could not sleep he poured water on his head to see if it would help,it didnt 2 hours passed & i could tell his head was swelling up by about 4 hrs it was really swollen!!! why??should he go to the hospital?
Asked On : Fri, 29 Jun 2012
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I am sorry for the symptoms your by is suffering
I don't see reason to worry too much
Anyway a visit to your doctor will be helpful to examine the scalp and if there is so signs of burning he needs just some pain killer and antihistamines and he will be fine.
Hope my answer helps you
Answered: Mon, 5 May 2014
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