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  1. link Dancer8707
    extreme sunburn....i cant walk
    so i think i fell asleep in the sun yesterday at the beach i didnt notice i was burnt till i got home. My leg s were burning so much i didnt have aloe so i immediatly put moisturizer on my legs. it hurt so bad to put it on then a few hrs later i went - 77% more...
    Dancer8707- over a year ago - 84 Replies - in Sun Exposure
  2. link Vehicros
    P.S. During my search for answers I found numerous sites stating to NOT use products which contain Benzocaine or Lidocaine, which is one of the ingredients in Solarcaine and a few other sunburn relief products.
    Vehicros- over a year ago
  3. link Golden Greek
    Kathiess - I was wearing nothing .. i was foolish .. so i guess my legs were purple and i didn't realize it, you see I'm slightly color blind so my legs just just looked a tint of red i could not figure out why people were saying wow look at your leg - 88% more...
    Golden Greek- over a year ago
  4. link Kathiess
    Golden Greek - What were you wearing on your feet/ankles when you burned your legs? Kathiess
    Kathiess- over a year ago
  5. link Kathiess
    Elaineac - How is your sunburn? Did your leg pain go away? Kathiess
    Kathiess- over a year ago
  6. link Golden Greek
    Hello I was hurting soo badly from this same thing that I had to look it up to see if anyone else has experienced this strange excruciating pain right when standing even only after sitting for 30 seconds I'm talking Pain soo horrendous its ten times - 84% more...
    Golden Greek- over a year ago
  7. link Kathiess
    Elaineac - Yes I don't think it comes from blood sugar levels or medications. I don't even think it depends on the severity of the burn. I think it is something else about the inflammation inside the legs that causes this in just a few rare people. ( - 69% more...
    Kathiess- over a year ago
  8. link Elainac
    Kathiess - Thanks for responding. You're right I'm rather young; 23, to be exact and I'm also very fair skinned. The pain has become tolerable at times, but there are still times I get up and am in so much pain I want to scream. Luckily for me my fia - 73% more...
    Elainac- over a year ago
  9. link Kathiess
    Elaineac - This is Kathiess. Got an email that you had posted. I am sorry to hear this has happened to you, especially with a baby to care for. Arizonajulie and I have corresponded. Her pain only lasted about a week. Mine improved, but still bothers - 83% more...
    Kathiess- over a year ago
  10. link Elainac
    I have been searching for an answer to this question all day. I went to the river yesterday and applied sunblock 3 times (mind you it was my 6 mo. old sons sunblock because I had forgotten to pick some up for myself), and today I am severely sun burn - 55% more...
    Elainac- over a year ago
  11. link Maryannudy
    The reason you get extreme pain when you stand still is because the blood is pooling in your lower legs causing the swelling to increase. It is so painful cause the tissues are ripping apart to create room for the 'blood pooling' or tissue swelling. - 67% more...
    Maryannudy- over a year ago
  12. link Kathiess
    Tubbs, Did your GF get better? This happened to me 18 months ago and I am still having problems. I am trying to find other patients this has happened to in order to determine what happened to me and how I might fix it. I have been to many doctors. Th - 23% more...
    Kathiess- over a year ago
  13. link Arizonajulie
    Tubbs, saw a couple of your post regarding your GF. How did it work out? Did all here pain go away? I suffered the same thing years ago. It lasted for days and the pain was so severe I could not walk at all. I know of others this has happened to, but - 22% more...
    Arizonajulie- over a year ago
  14. link Just_me
    That's terrible you're doing that to yourself...ouch! Try going to Wal-Mart and look at the sunblock products...there you should find a product by Hawaiin Tropics for sunburn that has lidocaine in it for the pain. I just bought some myself today. Goo - 15% more...
    Just_me- over a year ago
  15. link Flindy
    been there done that lol,what works is sitting in a swimming pool ,just sit for days.it does eventually go away after you shed your skin like a snake.i could not stand on my legs,i had to keep walking,if i walked it wouldnt hurt but if i stood still, - 14% more...
    Flindy- over a year ago
  16. link Justfun
    grover disease No know cause
    is a skin condition which is characterized by itchy red lumps which appear primarily on the torso of the patient. Although the condition is not serious, it can be irritating, and it can lead to other more serious skin problems if left untreated. The - 91% more...
    Justfun- over a year ago - in Sun Exposure