Article Categories
» Arts & Entertainment
» Automotive
» Business
» Careers & Jobs
» Education & Reference
» Finance
» Food & Drink
» Health & Fitness
» Home & Family
» Internet & Online Businesses
» Miscellaneous
» Self Improvement
» Shopping
» Society & News
» Sports & Recreation
» Technology
» Travel & Leisure
» Writing & Speaking

  Listed Article

  Category: Articles » Health & Fitness » Beauty » Article

Sunburn: Symptom Cause and Treatment

By Adam Frazer

Sun is the ultimate source of energy for all living being on the earth. There are three spectrum of light which comes from the sun namely visible light, infra red and ultra violet. Among them, ultra violet rays are highly dangerous for all forms of life as it causes malign cancer. Ozone is the top layer of atmosphere which protects us from this harmful radiation, unfortunately human activities have depleted the ozone layer. Now, every one is more venerable to these harmful UV rays.

Sunburn is a common problem which affects people because of UV rays. Fair skinned people are most vulnerable to this. Even an exposure of 30 minutes long in the sunlight can cause sunburn. Earlier this disease was related to people living near about equator but now it is affecting people globally. Tanning bed also can be a cause of sunburn. Generally sunburn can be dealt with easily there is minor sunburn; however severe cases of sunburn are also reported frequently. Severe sunburn can be fatal. So, there is an urgent need for prevention and treatment of sunburn.

In mild Sunburn the skin of affect area becomes red. There can be itching and inflammation on this area; some dizziness also can be felt. But in severe sunburn the body becomes dehydrated. This can stop circulation of blood and lymph in the vital organ of the body, thus may lead to death. Fever, nausea, vomiting, and shivering are the other symptoms related with acute sunburn. After exposure to sun if these kinds of things occur, immediately call a doctor for help.

Avoiding excessive exposure to sunlight is the best way to protect you against sunburn. If it becomes compulsory to go in sunlight use umbrella or long brimmed hat with the use of sunscreen cream or lotion on the open part of the body. Tanning bed has more harms than its benefits, so its use should be avoided. Whenever there is mild sunburn, you can apply milk cream or milk over it. This can give relief upto a sufficient extent. Rubbing moderate amount of ice over the affected area provides some relief from inflammation. Painkillers and analgesic medicines also can be helpful; whereas medicine should be taken only on doctor's prescription.

Medical treatment for sunburn is generally done with the help of silver sulfadiazine based creams. To compensate water loss doctor can suggest taking of sufficient fluids. However in severe cases, there can be an urgent need for injection of high quality pain-killers and hospitalization in the burn unit.

Prevention from sunburn is better than its cure. One should especially avoid sunlight if he or she is already suffering from some skin disease.
About the Author
Adam Frazer writes on beauty and health. He has been working in the same field and writes informative articles for OnlineSkinCareTips. To learn more about Skin Care tips, Sunburn, Natural skin care tips, Treatment of Acne, Sunburn Treatment, Anti aging effort visit

Article Source:
If you wish to add the above article to your website or newsletters then please include the "Article Source:" as shown above and make it hyperlinked.

  Some other articles by Adam Frazer
Retin-A: Treatment for Acne
Acne affected skin mask the beauty of your skin. Acne can affect anyone from the age of 10-40 years. This ...

Oracea: Treatment For Rosacea
Are you dealing with Rosacea? Rosacea is a skin condition which can make it difficult for you to unmask the beauty of your skin. In simple words, Rosacea is a skin condition ...

Renova: Retard Development of Wrinkles, Photo Aging
Fine wrinkles, aging skin can be source of nuisance in your well-being. Chronic sun exposure adds to the aging process ...

Meladine: Preparing Lighter Hair People For Laser Treatment
Millions have benefited from laser hair removal, which has offered an effectual answer to rid themselves of unwanted hair. Laser hair removal is usually not suitable for individuals having blonde, grey, or white hair. The reason ...

Protopic: When Nothing Else Can Treat Eczema
Are you on a lookout for effective eczema treatment? Then, your search has just ended. Protopic is an ointment which can treat moderate to severe ...

Zcaine: Pain Relief Management Made Easy
Zcaine analgesic gel was created as a topical pain relief that begins working on contact. Zcaine combines Lidocaine with Menthol to help deliver quick pain relief. Zcaine is a translucent (clear) non-oily ...

  Recent Articles
Tanning Bed Financing: Save Money and Tan At Home
by Kristie Brown

Perfumes and Fragrances
by Roberto Sedycias

Retin-A: Treatment for Acne
by Adam Frazer

Natural Skin Care: Secrets to a Younger-Looking and Fresher-Feeling Skin
by Ismael D. Tabije

Oracea: Treatment For Rosacea
by Adam Frazer

Bring On Summer! You May Never Have To Wax You Bikini Line Again
by Lucy Ross

Beauty at your Fingertips
by Ashley Daniels

Removing Facial Wrinkles Using Friction
by Ismael D. Tabije

To Or Not To Use Tanning Pills
by Javier Fuller

Home Made Beauty Tips
by Javier Marti

Renova: Retard Development of Wrinkles, Photo Aging
by adam frazer

Hair Extension would surely get you compliments
by Anne Foster

Can't connect to database