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I got a bad sunburn on my head through 3/4 inch hair. The

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I got a bad sunburn on my head through 3/4 inch hair. The next day i woke up and it was excreting yellow liquid everywhere. It mostly hardened to a scab like state except for one area that continues to excrete liquid. any way get it to stop expelling liquid
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Dermatology
Expert:  Dr. David replied 2 years ago.
This is Dr. David
you need to see a doctor about this bad sunburn.
you need prescription medication like silvadine ointment (if you are not allergic to sulfa drugs) to help cover the area to prevent infection
this sounds like a bad second to third degree burn.
this wound can get infected if is not cared for properly.
Manuka honey can be used on burns to help sooth the area and decrease risks for infection.
lidocaine can help decrease pain.
you might need telfa dressing to help cover up open areas.
do you have a doctor you can see or an ER where you can be seen?