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Sunburn – Symptoms, Causes and Home Remedies

Posted by Health & Beauty Expert on

Although we all receive health warnings about sun damage, but still the sun's burning rays produce red rashes and sharp blisters on our skin causing largely sunburn in adults as well as children. The more noticeable problem appears when one could hurt from sunburn doing outdoor activities like running, hiking or swimming

Sunburn Symptoms: Normally there is early redness (erythema), tracked by variable grades of pain, relational in rigorousness to both the extent and strength of contact. Other more visible symptoms are edema, itching, peeling skin, rash, nausea, fever, chills, and syncope.

Visible Symptoms:

  • Red rashes
  • Tenderness
  • Blisters
  • Peeling skin
  • Extreme sunburn can also result in:

o Fever

   o Chills

   o Nausea

   o Vomiting

   o Flu

Sunburn Causes: • Sunburn is caused by the action of ultra-violet rays of the sun on the skin Caused by UV sun’s radiation. According to experts, basically it is a response of the body to the straight DNA mutilation. Though the body triggers several defense mechanisms but UV rays react quick leaving no time for body to initiate the protection shield.

Natural Home Remedies Using Oatmeal, Papaya and Honey:

  1. Take 1 cup chopped papaya
  2. Crush the papaya to a paste
  3. Add 2 tbsp oatmeal
  4. Add 1 tbsp honey
  5. Mix well
  6. Apply this on your skin
  7. Leave it for 30 min
  8. Wash off with cold water

Natural Home Remedies Using Lemons and Honey:

  1. Squeeze juice of 2 lemons
  2. Add to it 3 tbsp honey
  3. Mix well
  4. Apply this mixture on the skin
  5. Leave for 20 min
  6. Wash off with water
  7. Do this 2 times a day

Natural Home Remedies Using Cucumber and Lemon Juice:

  1. Cut 1 cucumber into small pieces
  2. Crush it to make a paste
  3. Press this paste on a sieve
  4. Extract its juice
  5. Add 2 tbsp lemon juice
  6. Mix well
  7. Apply on the affected area with cotton
  8. Wash off after 15 min

Natural Home Remedies Using Tomatoes and Yogurt:

  1. Crush 2-3 tomatoes
  2. Press the pulp on a sieve
  3. Extract the juice
  4. Add 1 tbsp yogurt
  5. Mix well
  6. Apply on the affected area
  7. Leave for 15-20 min
  8. Do this 2 times a day

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