This is probably the easiest minor
illness to avoid. Use high factor sun creams and do not stay in the
sun too long. Children are especially vulnerable so make sure they are
protected from the sun.
If you do
Cool the area with cold wet flannels, or take a cool bath. Apply
moisturising creams or calamine lotion to the area.
- Take a simple
painkiller such as paracetamol.
- Drink plenty, burnt skin loses a lot of moisture which must be
replaced by drinking.
Remember not to get