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Skin tanned, sun burn all over body. What do i do?

I went to the beach on friday and layed out for 2 hours. I put 50 spf on twice and still managed to get incredibly burnt (veryyy splotchy). My sunburn has subsided but now the tops of my feet , left side of both shins, ans left side of my nose are bruised. It looks like ive been pushed down a flight of stairs. What is it and what do i do?
Asked On : Tue, 19 Mar 2013
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hello..thanks for your query

Ideally sunscreen should be reapplied every 3-4 hourly for optimum efficacy.
Now, you can apply a mild topical steroid on the affected areas like Hydrocortisone for 5-7 days.
A medicated moisturizer should be applied multiple time throughout the day to keep the area hydrated.If you have any itching , you can have anti histamine tablets.Remember to continue to use the sunscreen even when indoors.
Hope this is helpful,Take care!
Answered: Tue, 19 Mar 2013
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