Skin problem.

Dear doctor, I'm not able to step out in the sun because as soon as I do that my skin turns red and its very itchy. I'm very fair toned. Please advise what to do. Thankyou.
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Dr. Pinanky Jadhav-Adhe
Dermatologist 10 yrs exp Mumbai
Hello, photos were needed for a diagnosis. From your history it appears that either you have very sensitive skin which is prone for sun burns or sun allergy or a condition called rosacea if you are getting rash on face. Consult with a dermatologist for correct diagnosis and treatment. Till then use sunscreen daily 30 mins before sun exposure. Reapply every 3 hrs. Use umbrella or scarf as extra protection. Avoid using otc creams and self medication. Hope this helps you. Best regards, Dr Pinanky Jadhav Eternis clinic, Pune
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