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Sunburn

Sunburn is the skins reaction to ultraviolet rays. The skin becomes hot to the touch, fragile, itchy and may peel. Other symptoms may include nausea, chills and syncope. Ultraviolet radiation increases the risk of three types of skin cancer, melanoma being of greatest concern. The only treatment for sunburn is healing however aloe vera gel and some creams can help alleviate some symptoms.