Pharmacy Corner
Sunscreen: Stay Safe in the Sun What if I get sunburned?


What if I get sunburned?12

  • Apply cold cloth to sunburned area to relieve pain
  • Do not break/pick at blisters
  • Do not peel skin
  • Avoid sunlight
  • Avoid tanning beds
  • Wear loose clothing to prevent more irritation

When do you need to contact a doctor?12

See a doctor if you have any of the following:

  • Signs of infection: fever, chills
  • Pale, clammy, cool skin
  • Nausea/vomiting, feeling faint/dizzy
  • Blurred eyesight
  • Fast pulse
  • Not able to pass urine
  • Very painful blisters
  • Confusion