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90% + sun poison

04/17/2006

Question:

i am severaly burnt everywhere exept for the area my swim trunks covered.everywhere including my eye lids are covered with blisters that look like blood but don`t blood.My eyes are swellon and legs are swellon to the point of constant pain.Its been 4 days and the swellon is the same.What can I do?

Answer:

Hello, you need to immediately go to your doctor or dermatologist. If you don't have a doctor, go to your local emergency room. It sounds like you have at least second degree burns, covering a significant area of your body. You need to get this treated as soon as you can. Thanks.

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Response by:

Janine D Miller, MD Janine D Miller, MD
Formerly
Case Western Reserve University

Elma D Baron, MD Elma D Baron, MD
Associate Professor of Dermatology
Director, Skin Study Center
School of Medicine
Case Western Reserve University