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What to do if you have a sunburn: advice from the Ministry of Health

Natasha Kumar By Natasha Kumar Jun30,2024

What to do if you have a sunburn: advice from the Ministry of Health

Sunburns can cause a lot of problems/freepik

Sunburns are an unpleasant and, unfortunately, quite common phenomenon that can spoil even the best vacation. They occur due to excessive exposure to the sun without proper protection and can cause not only discomfort, but also serious skin problems.

Redness, burning, pain and even blisters – these are all symptoms of sunburn, which requires immediate attention and proper care. In this article, we will look at what to do if you get a sunburn, how to relieve the symptoms and what measures should be taken to avoid similar situations in the future. Advice was shared at the Ministry of Health.

Summer is the time of the sun's greatest activity. So even if you spend the hot season in the city, don't forget to protect your skin from the negative effects of the sun's rays,
the Ministry of Health reminds.

They emphasize that it is extremely important to do this. After all, you can expose yourself to long-term negative consequences. In particular, it is about premature aging and increasing the risk of skin cancer.

We are reminded not to forget that any part of the body can suffer burns – even earlobes, lips and scalp. What to do if it was not possible to avoid a burn? See more in the infographic from the Ministry of Health.

What to do if in you have a sunburn: advice from the Ministry of Health

What to do if you have a sunburn/Infographics of the Ministry of Health

Sunburns are not only temporary discomfort , but also a serious threat to the health of the skin,which can have long-term consequences. Timely and proper treatment will help reduce pain and speed up the healing process, but the best way to deal with sunburn is prevention.

Use sunscreen, wear appropriate clothing, avoid prolonged exposure direct sunlight, especially during peak hours. Take care of your skin and remember that it needs protection not only in summer, but also throughout the year. Your skin will thank you with health and beauty.

Natasha Kumar

By Natasha Kumar

Natasha Kumar has been a reporter on the news desk since 2018. Before that she wrote about young adolescence and family dynamics for Styles and was the legal affairs correspondent for the Metro desk. Before joining The Times Hub, Natasha Kumar worked as a staff writer at the Village Voice and a freelancer for Newsday, The Wall Street Journal, GQ and Mirabella. To get in touch, contact me through my 1-800-268-7116

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