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What can be put on a sunburn ??

To keep it from itching and burning? I have tried the "milk therapy" and my DR put me on meds for infection because I didnt realize how bad I was getting til too late, but nothing is helping the itching!!! ahhhhhhhhhhh LOL
thanks ladies

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loving_mom7

Asked by loving_mom7 at 10:49 PM on Jul. 31, 2009 in Health

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  • Aloe vera helps and vinegar. Vinegar will burn like a bitch, but then you feel better.
    allans_girl

    Answer by allans_girl at 10:51 PM on Jul. 31, 2009

  • aloe, vitamine E, vinegar.
    kitti_kat_1115

    Answer by kitti_kat_1115 at 10:52 PM on Jul. 31, 2009

  • vinegar?? how long til the burn wears off?
    loving_mom7

    Answer by loving_mom7 at 10:52 PM on Jul. 31, 2009

  • 10-15 seconds.
    allans_girl

    Answer by allans_girl at 10:53 PM on Jul. 31, 2009

  • soak in a tub w/ baking soda added to your bath.
    scooterpooter

    Answer by scooterpooter at 10:53 PM on Jul. 31, 2009

  • I just may have to try it.........I am itching like crazy!!! lol
    loving_mom7

    Answer by loving_mom7 at 10:53 PM on Jul. 31, 2009

  • vitamin E is probably your best bet. You can buy a cream from RiteAid that works really well. GL!
    BisketLiss

    Answer by BisketLiss at 10:53 PM on Jul. 31, 2009

  • Does the baking soda burn? I am normally more careful in the sun
    loving_mom7

    Answer by loving_mom7 at 10:54 PM on Jul. 31, 2009

  • I asked my pharmacist and she said Ibuprfen. WTH?? It doesnt work!
    loving_mom7

    Answer by loving_mom7 at 10:56 PM on Jul. 31, 2009

  • no it never burned me. it soothed the skin & made it soft & not peel as bad.
    scooterpooter

    Answer by scooterpooter at 10:56 PM on Jul. 31, 2009

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