Emergency sunburn relief
Burns cause swelling and burns of the face and neck can sometimes swell enough to cause difficulty breathing. In this case, call 911 immediately. If the burn completely circles the hands or feet, the resulting swelling could restrict blood flow. If swollen or tight hands and feet become numb and tingly, blue, cold, or "fall asleep," again call 911 immediately.
MedLine Plus. Sunburn first aid. (Accessed 7/15/08)
Reviewed by Francine Kaufman, MD. 4/08
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