- Avoid sun exposure during hours of peak sun ray intensity.
- Use sunscreen. Sun protection with broad spectrum sunblock that works against UVA (ultraviolet A) rays is important.
- Apply generous amounts of sunscreen with a sun protection factor (SPF) of at least 30. Pay special attention to your face, nose, ears, and shoulders. The higher the SPF, the greater the protection.
- Apply sunscreen 30 minutes before sun exposure so that it has time to penetrate the skin. Re-apply after swimming and every 2 hours while you are outdoors.
- Use sun hats, umbrellas, parasols.
- Wear sunglasses with UV protection.
- Use a lip balm with sunscreen.
- Rash accompanied by fever
- Rash is widespread
- Blistering and swelling
When to See DoctorConsult your doctor if an allergic rah appears and your rash is
- Accompanied by fever