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How to treat sun burns

Aug 19th 2013 at 12:39 AM How to treat sun burns

What do we do when the sun burns the skin?

Sun burn is inflammation of surface layers of the skin resulting from too long exposure to sunlight on the skin.

The effects of the sun's rays and prevent sun burns you can read the article Come soak up the sun. But what if we have somewhat neglected preventive measures and burns we could not avoid?

Firstly, it is necessary to distinguish the severity of burns. Usually burn occurs at the periphery of the body that is relatively painted a suitable product.

The most painful are burning ears, nose, men enclosures, back and chest. in general defines three levels of sun burns: Moderate - the skin is pink and flushed hot to the touch and painful, itchy. sensitivity, itching.

After a few days the skin itself Brown, as she begins to produce more pigment (melanin). Moderately severe burns - the skin is red and starts her small blisters that itch and crack.

Then peel off the charred skin.

Severe burns - the skin is dark red to purple color with or without vesicles together with the accompanying symptoms - fever, headache, nausea, dizziness and fever is important not to underestimate or small burns, because the symptoms may appear gradually and reach maximum until 24 hours.

Treatment of burns
The first measure in the treatment of burns is cooling the affected area. The easiest way is to attach compress soaked in clean water, but you can also use cooled decoction of black or green tea.

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