Sunburn is a form of damage to the skin caused by exposure to the sun's ultraviolet rays. Sunburn can affect anyone of any skin color, but people with certain pigment or skin disorders like albinism, lupus, porphyrias, vitiligo, and xeroderma pigmentosum, and those with fair skin are at most risk of sunburn.
Signs and symptoms of sunburn include
- pinkness or redness of the skin,
- skin that feels warm or hot to the touch,
- swelling, and
- the development of small fluid-filled blisters, which may break.
Cause of sunburn
UV radiation from the sun can damage the skin and eyes, leading to the inflammation known as sunburn.
Other sunburn symptoms and signs
- Development of Small Fluid-Filled Blisters
- Pinkness or Redness of the Skin
- Skin That Feels Warm or Hot to the Touch
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