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How can I prevent sun blisters?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)

Preventing sun blisters means preventing sunburn. You're at greatest risk for developing sunburn between the hours of 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. Avoid prolonged exposure during these hours. Always wear sunscreen and reapply often, especially if you've been in the water or you've worked up a sweat. Wear protective clothing when possible and seek shade.

Use a sunscreen and wear protective clothing to safeguard your skin from the sun's harmful rays.

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