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Sunburn, blisters on back, body rashes, brown spots. How long will brown spots take to heal?

hi, I went to the beach on Tuesday, I got burned really bad. it is now Friday and my skin is finally recovering from blisters all over my back. my body is still red, and now I have huge brown spots all over my back. what are those? are those permanent ? how long does it take to heal? how about the blisters? they went down by themselves but I can still see them? are they gona go away?
Asked On : Tue, 26 Jun 2012
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Dermatologist 's  Response

Your sunburn is known as PHOTOALLERGY/ PHOTOTOXICITY.

This condition is not permanent. All of these lesion will be healed. Do not be afraid.

I like to suggest you the following..

1. Take Normal diet and fluid.

2. Take care of skin -i) apply an emolient like White/ liquid paraffin and or Petrolium jelly ii) Apply topical antibiotic cream e.g. Fucidic acid, muporicin (Bactroban ointment) twice daily or a systemic antibiotic iii) You might need a topical /systemic steroid for a short time.

3. Take a pain killer like Indomethacin/Ibuprophen/ naproxen twice daily.

4. Take bed rest.

Before taking any step consult a dermatologist for perfect use of above drugs.

with regards.
Answered: Tue, 26 Jun 2012
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