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Monday, June 15, 2009 liz, Community Member, asks

Q: Can hydrocortisone help with sun poisoning

Daughter is lifeguard and is out in the sun. Her skin has bumps and it looks like a rash. They believe it is sun poisoning. Can benedryl also help

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marybeckard, Community Member
7/ 1/09 1:21pm

Hi liz!!! 


It may help with the itching and redness.  I'm not a dr. , but it's an anti-inflammatory and I use for acne.  It may help. 

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By liz, Community Member— Last Modified: 12/22/10, First Published: 06/15/09