The science: As can occur with bites and rashes, itchy skin is a by-product of an allergic reaction. Soliman says a corticosteroid cream is an option for localised relief of intense itching.
The catch: There is a five-to-seven-day time limitation on usage.
See your doctor if your allergy symptoms do not respond to treatment” Dr Kosterich says.
CALL THE GP
AUSTRALIANS ARE NO STRANGERS TO SUNBURN. “AFTER A PROLONGED PERIOD OF SUN EXPOSURE, SUNBURN WILL PRESENT AS REDNESS ON THE SKIN AND
pain; dr kosterich says.
Prevention is crucial to avoid short-term discomfort and also to prevent long-term skin damage. For existing sunburn, in addition to maintaining adequate water intake to offset dehydration, there are topical options.
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