3 tips for treating excessive sun exposure
Symptoms of first-degree sunburn include mild pain, mild chills, and red skin.
Symptoms of second-degree sunburn — severe pain, intense red skin (flaking and peeling after a week), swelling and blisters on the skin, headache, chills, and bouts of nausea and vomiting — should seek medical attention.
Symptoms for the third degree of increased sunburn-severe pain intense red color of the skin because the deeper layers of the skin are damaged, swelling and blisters, severe headaches, chills, nausea and vomiting, fever, ulcers and wounds on the skin, impaired circulation, impaired work organs and the whole system. It is necessary to seek a doctor to get professional medical help.
UV rays begin to damage the skin if:
-the skin is light in color and is unprepared to be exposed to the aggressive effects of the sun. There is the first photo-type of skin. It is usually a blonde and red-haired person with a light skin tone. The result is sunburn.
-a person is exposed to the sun for a long time and actively. The result is sunburn.
Burns caused on the skin due to contact with hot water and flames are of a local character. Sunburn occupies a large area on the body. They lead to destabilization of all internal organs and the appearance of systemic reactions (nausea, headache, vomiting, dizziness, psycho-motor anxiety, etc.). After a short time, the patient with red glowing skin feels nauseous, vomiting and severe headache appear. Tiny blisters appear on the skin after a few hours. Blisters with transparent contents may appear on the skin after a few days. The blisters should not be touched or opened as blisters will reappear at this point. This can cause a wound infection. It is necessary to seek professional medical help to assess the area on the skin and the degree of skin damage. Sometimes the patient is sent to the hospital due to infusions of various medications and detoxification therapy.
-you need to drink plenty of fluids (sweet tea and water) because that removes intoxication. Professional medical attention should be sought if the condition does not improve.
-it is possible to spread yogurt on burnt skin, which sometimes leads to greater psycho-motor restlessness. If the condition is accompanied by general weakness, severe headache, impotence, nausea and similar symptoms, professional medical help is needed.
-a balm for damaged skin can be used, which contains a combination of selected essential oils (St. John’s wort, calendula, olive, jojoba, evening primrose) and essential oils (immortelle and mandarin). This combination is extremely effective for skin damaged by strong sunlight. Due to its content, the ointment has antibacterial and antiseptic effects. The components synergistically stimulate the regeneration of dry, cracked and damaged skin.