Posts Tagged 'sunburn'

Treating and Preventing Your Sunburn

Sunburn is a reaction that our skin has to ultraviolet radiation when exposed to harsh sunlight or UV rays at tanning salons. The visible reactions to sunburn may not show up in the first few hours, and they are usually at their worst during the 24-36 hours after being exposed. On average, sunburns take around five days to heal. Regular exposure to UV rays not only can cause sunburn, but can lead to premature aging and skin cancer. Skin cancer ...

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Stay safe this summer while outdoors

Living in the sunshine state requires diligence to using sunscreen. But most of us still forget to reapply once in a while. Centra Care doctors are reporting an increase in adults and children experiencing second degree burns with blistering on large areas of the shoulder, back and face, all due to sun exposure.​

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Besides the pain that goes along with sunburn, one of the greatest risks of sunburn is skin cancer. According to the Skin Cancer Foundation, a person’s risk ...

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What’s Going Around is HOT, HOT, HOT!

It’s spring break season and we live in Florida – so it’s no surprise that What’s Going Around is Sunburns. Over the past several weeks, physicians at Centra Care locations all over town – not just the tourist areas – have seen an increase in the number of patients with sunburn – adults and children experiencing second degree burns with blistering on large areas of the shoulder, back and face, all due to sun exposure.

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Besides the pain that goes ...

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