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Sunburnt skin is red, hot and sore to the touch. It may flake and peel after a few days. In severe cases, you may get blisters.

You can usually ease sunburn with things like aftersun cream and painkillers. Have a cool shower and drink plenty of water to cool down

Sunburn is red, hot and sore skin caused by too much sun.

Page last reviewed: 18/01/2019
Next review due: 18/01/2022