How to prevent and treat sunburn

By Donna Roberts,2015-06-10 14:53
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How to prevent and treat sunburn

How to prevent and treat sunburn?

    Oh yeah ~ ~ ~ busy study, work, have holidays at last!You may have to the beach to enjoy for a while sunbathing, may also go skiing.If you choose to ski, you may think now that it is cloudy, there is no need to use sunscreen?But when skiing, you accidentally found that their skin has flared up, then you may regret for not wearing sunscreen.

    Swimming goggles and aloe vera gel is an excellent partner beach.In addition, there is proper SPF sunscreen also has a good sunscreen effect.But without any protection, you are likely to face the risk of sunburn.

    So, don't think cloudy day don't need sunscreen.Regardless of sunny or cloudy, we might get sunburned.If you want to stay all day in outside, so simple of protection is not enough even?

    We all know that the strong sunlight can be harmful, but do you know how cause sunburn?The main culprit of a sunburn is ultraviolet light (UV rays), is a kind of our shortwave radiation is invisible to the naked eye.In fact, the sun will emit a total of three rays, the two UVA and

    UVB rays can cause sunburn, especially UVA rays, hurting you in at the same time, accelerate the aging of the skin.

    The sun is not the only source of uv, tanning bed evolution of ultraviolet light can cause sunburn.As long as there is sun, you will face ultraviolet (uv) radiation.Once the sunburn, treatment and recovery is not so easy.

    You might be at home and do some simple remedies, or buy some medicines to treat sunburn.But you may wonder, what kind of combination is the most effective?In addition, how to prevent this, how to deal with problems such as blisters, fever, vomiting?This article, we will be one by one for you the answer to the question above.

    Products for the treatment of sunburn

    You might imagine, in the home can easily find the medicines for sunburn, they typically stored in the medicine cabinet and in the

    kitchen!First of all, you can use Acetaminophen (Acetaminophen), ibuprofen (ibuprofen) and naproxen (naproxen) and aspirin (aspirin) these over-the-counter drugs to treat have a headache and fever caused by sunburn.If the disease is still not ease, consult a doctor.In addition, children, please be sure to under the guidance of these drugs.

    How long it will last a sunburn pain?

    Usually by 12 to 24 hours after the direct sun, will know the severity of sunburn.If the parts without blister sunburn (level 1), may be just a few days can be recovered.But if have blisters on the skin, may need some more time to heal.

    You can also apply some aloe vera gel, or use aloe bath bath to relieve the pain, keep skin moist.Spray products is the best choice.Avoid using paste products, because this kind of product need a massage to be absorbed, and massage will aggravate the pain, and may stimulate the sunburn.

    Hydrocortisone cream (hydrocortisone creams) can alleviate the red kind, inflammation caused by sunburn, usually in a pharmacy can buy directly.Don't use medicines containing "paid" (caine) medicines, such as benzocaine (benzocaine) and lidocaine (lidocaine) - contains the chemical composition of may cause allergic reactions.In addition, medical experts advise, vaseline also should avoid to use.

    In addition to the drug, you can also from the kitchen to find something to relieve sunburn.For example, use a wet towel to ice or frozen peas in apply to bask in the wound, can quickly relieve the pain.Cold cucumber or potato chips, and even yogurt, also can have the same effect.Will be half a cup (125 mL) of oatmeal, corn starch and baking soda to mix into cold water bathing, not only can reduce the skin temperature, can also relieve itchy skin, allergic reactions.Also can add in 250 ml of vinegar in the water.But remember when showers, gently pat skin with cold water instead of rubbing.In addition, some people say that in a few tea effect is very good also, or iced tea bags directly apply to the sunburn is a good choice.But after the treatment, you have to keep the skin moist.

    Above is at home can be a simple treatment, it can help you relieve sunburn initial discomfort.So once appear blisters?In the next section you will find the answer.

    How to avoid sunburn caused this

    Unfortunately, no one can't avoid the happening of shed their skin after sunburn.You might think it is very painful, but in fact it is a good thing, because only in this way can remove dead skin.When this began, remember to keep the skin moist.You can also right amount daub some antibiotic cream to prevent infection.

    This means that the secondary sunburn, but don't be afraid, if this area is not big and there are no complications, so the above several kinds of treatment is enough.But never try to prick bubbles, even use sterilized needle.Because inside the blister serum containing can accelerate wound healing.Prick bubbles will aggravate the pain not only, still can make healing at a slower pace, and may cause infection.

    Part of the bubble may burst.If the bubble burst, must wash hands to touch again, in order to avoid the bacteria to the above.Try not to tear off of the overlying skin blisters, cover above can make it.

    If fear dress accidentally run into blister, when a layer of gauze can gently wrapped around the blisters.But it is important to note that the gauze can't close to blisters and the surrounding area, sunburn

    obstructing blood flow.At the same time, also want to try to choose light, comfortable clothes.

    If the blisters area is larger, so it is recommended that you seek professional treatment to the hospital.For example, pustules, reddish, only rely on family therapy is not enough.

    This far, you must have learned the self treatment of molting and blisters, so now we will tell you more tools for tackling the sunburn.

    Sunburn treatment considerations

    The most rapid and economic method is immersed t-shirts or wet wipes in cold water, then put on the shirt or the wet towel to cover the injured area lying in front of the fan or air conditioning.

    Cold water can not only make you feel comfortable, and has good effect to promote the fluid circulation.Because of sunburn skin was unable to complete the normal fluid circulation, usually part is red or hot sunburn.In addition, drinking some cold water can effectively prevent dehydration.

    Even the pain better, don't stop the treatment, with oatmeal, vinegar to continue for a period of time of bath as well.Otherwise the old wound not good added new injury may.Until completely sunburn, also remember to protect them.Here are some simple sun protection: At 10 am to 4 PM, this time not in the sun exposure.

    Sun hat, wearing a cap with a brim, wear loose knitting clothing at the same time.

     as soon as possible (before 15-30 minutes) to use sunscreen, and supplement at any time.

     wear sunglasses can block 99% uv.

    Sunscreen choose tips

    Experts suggest that if not for a long time in the outdoors, all exposed skin should use sunscreen.The quantity of a lot of people use sunscreen often enough, use sunscreen should be more evenly into the skin.When in the sun, every two hours or so again daub, end of the swimming ashore or sweating should also remember to use.In addition,

try to choose in SPF 15 more waterproof type multifunctional sunscreen,

so that we can at the same time protective UVA and UVB rays.

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