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What to do when sunburnt?

Fairfax, Virginia
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What to do when sunburnt?

So we went out yesterday and I did not apply enough sunscreen...ouch. So what is there to do indoors where my poor skin can recover?

Bradenton, Florida
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1. Re: What to do when sunburnt?

Looks like you are in Ft. Myers area. That is about 1 1/2 hours to Sarasota, with several museums and St. Armand's for shopping. I know there is the Edison/Ford museum in Ft. Myers, and an outlet mall, but you will get more answers if you post on that forum. Use lots of Aloe!

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2. Re: What to do when sunburnt?

Would help if we knew where you are styaing- have you got aloe? I find it helps the most. Then dermocaine for the pain?

Some things, shopping at the mall, catch a movie, go bowling. Swim if your pool has shade- otherwise swim when the sun starts setting.

And tomorrow not only sunscreen but use a hat and longsleeve T if you can in the water, and shortsleeves out if you cna't stand it being too hot. Will take a few days before you recover.

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3. Re: What to do when sunburnt?

Visit the Edison and Ford Estates - musuem and historic homes


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4. Re: What to do when sunburnt?

Go to a surf shop and buy a rash guard and a hat. There are also long pants that you can wear in the water that dry quickly. My wife found a pair for me awhile back, and I use them all of the time in the winter when I fish.

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