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will motrin help with a sunburn?

both of my boys got burned today. it's not that bad, but i'm sure they're uncomfortable. they're whining (and with good reason) but i don't want to give them meds if it's not going to help. and before you lecture me about using sunblock, i'll let you know that i slathered them head to toe. it must have worn off :(

 
Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 10:02 PM on Jun. 10, 2010 in General Parenting

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  • Yes motrin will help --a lot
    and ALOE too
    and dont forget to give them LOTS to drink
    MELRN

    Answer by MELRN at 10:05 PM on Jun. 10, 2010

  • Aloe jelly or vinegar.
    rkoloms

    Answer by rkoloms at 10:06 PM on Jun. 10, 2010

  • vinegar? really? i know about aloe (we already did that) but why does vinegar help? i've never heard of that.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 10:08 PM on Jun. 10, 2010

  • Yes Motrin, and now I will lecture you on sunblock. You have to put it on every hour or so, more often if they are in the water...duh!
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 10:56 AM on Jun. 11, 2010