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Sunburn on thigh and knee, burning and painful. Skin changing to yellowish purplish color. Sign of healing?

Hi, I got a severe sunburn almost a week ago from today on my thigh and knee area and still have bad symptoms even now. It was burning and painful for the first 2-3 days and I had trouble sleeping at night. I then developed a couple yellowish blisters. During the first 3-4 days my skin was tough, hard to the touch and it was uncomfortable to fully straighten my leg and to walk. My knees swelled up too. Now, I am noticing more yellowing of the skin, although not blisters, but yellow skin and some purplish colored skin. The sensitivity is not nearly as bad as it was a couple days ago. Should I talk to my doctor about the yellowing and purplish skin?..or is that a sign of healing??
Asked On : Sat, 7 Jul 2012
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Do not worry u r in healing phase just apply polyfax skin ointment to hasten recovery.
Answered: Sun, 8 Jul 2012
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