What is Sunburn? risk factors, prevention, home remedies, treatment.

What is Sunburn? risk factors, prevention, home remedies, treatment.

What is Sunburn

Red, painful skin that feels hot to the touch — usually appears within a few hours after too much exposure to ultraviolet (UV) light from sunshine or artificial sources, such as sunlamps.

Intense, repeated sun exposure that results in sunburn increases your risk of other skin damage and certain diseases. These include dry or wrinkled skin, dark spots, rough spots, and skin cancers, such as melanoma.

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