Second degree sunburns can last anywhere from 10 to 21 days. The exact length of time varies depending on the person and the medical treatment...
Sunburn is a form of radiation burn that affects living tissue, such as skin, that
results from an overexposure to ... Sunburns may be first- or second-degree
Skin that is red and painful and that swells up and blisters may mean that deep
skin layers and nerve endings have been damaged (second-degree burn).
The differences between burn degrees
has to do with the depth of the burn. If only the surface of the skin, the top layer, was burned, we call that a first degree
. First degree
burns like this one are red, irritated and dry. More »
While the usual classifications for burns to the skin are first, second and third-
degree burns, the worst the sun can usually inflict is a second-degree burn.
Jun 17, 2015 ... A more moderate sunburn (second degree burn) may cause the skin to become
swollen (edema), and very red, with painful blisters. This type ...
Boys suffer second degree sunburns at day care, says mom. Alyssa Jackson,
Special to CNN. Updated 8:47 PM ET, Tue July 28, 2015. Mother Shaunna ...
Exposure to the ultraviolet rays of the sun can cause two levels of damage to the
skin, and these are first degree and second degree sunburn. Both types of skin ...
Nov 4, 2011 ... Symptoms of Sunburn. First-degree: reddish skin that feels hot and tender;
Second-degree: small, fluid-filled blisters that may itch and ...