- Q How do medications treat sunburns?
Medications are used to help with pain and other effects of sunburns, but they won't repair the skin cells that have already been destroyed. Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) can reduce the swelling associated with sunburns. They may also... Full Answer
- Q Do sunburns cause wrinkles?
They sure can. Sunburns and a lifetime of tanning can age your skin. The UV radiation from the sun damages the tissues under the skin. Instead of a firm look, the skin begins to droop and cause obvious wrinkles. Full Answer
- Q How can overexposure to the sun affect me?
Dr. Jeffrey Benabio, DermatologySunlight is raditation. Fortunately our skin provides excellent protection, but it has limits. Overexposure to the sun, like any radiation leads to damage of your tissues. Skin cells can die, causing what we call a sunburn. Repeated sunburns and excess... Full Answer