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Sunburn Summary

Description: An injury to the skin causing erythema, tenderness, and sometimes blistering and resulting from excessive exposure to the sun. The reaction is produced by the ultraviolet radiation in sunlight.

Also Known As: Sunburns

Networked: 602 relevant articles (49 outcomes, 53 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Sunburn

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Sunscreening Agents (Sunscreens) : 10 outcomes 4 studies in 86 results : IBA
  2. beta Carotene (Betacarotene) : 3 outcomes 3 studies in 8 results : FDA 1
  3. Ascorbic Acid (Vitamin C) : 3 outcomes in 7 results : FDA 18 Generic
  4. DNA (Deoxyribonucleic Acid) : 2 outcomes 5 studies in 35 results : IBA
  5. Caspase 3 (Caspase-3) : 2 outcomes 1 study in 10 results : IBA
  6. alpha-Tocopherol : 2 outcomes 1 study in 6 results : FDA 2
  7. Vitamins : 2 outcomes in 9 results : IBA
  8. Vitamin D : 1 outcome 2 studies in 20 results : FDA 10 Generic
  9. Histamine (Histamine Dihydrochloride) : 1 outcome 2 studies in 5 results : FDA 1
  10. Melanins (Melanin) : 1 outcome 1 study in 12 results : IBA
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Diseases Related to Sunburn

  1. Erythema
  2. Pain (Aches)
  3. Inflammation
  4. Skin Neoplasms (Skin Cancer)
  5. Neoplasms (Cancer)
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Key Therapies for Sunburn

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  1. Protective Clothing : 1 outcome 2 studies in 10 results
  2. Phototherapy (Light Therapy) : 1 outcome in 13 results
  3. Transplantation (Transplant Recipients) : 1 outcome in 4 results
  4. Immunomodulation : 1 outcome in 1 result
  5. Oral Administration : 1 study in 6 results
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