What to do for scab over sunburn?
Posted 4 years ago in Health & Wellness by CookieWobbles


If your sunburn has scabbed over, it is important to not pick the scabs or let the area dry out. Moisturize the skin by gently applying fresh or over-the-counter aloe vera gel. Avoid exposing the scabs to direct sunlight.
There are creams and gels that help with sunburns. Aloe vera also helps a great deal.

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Sunburn is the term for red, sometimes swollen and painful skin. It is caused by overexposure to ultraviolet (UV) rays from the sun. Sunburn can vary from mild to severe. The extent depends on skin type and amount of exposure to the sun. Sunburn is a serious risk factor for skin cancer and for sun damage.

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