Definition of "Sunburn"

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Sunburn is a form of radiation burn, that affects living tissue, e.g. skin, that results from an overexposure to UV (ultraviolet) radiation, commonly from the sun.

  • Erythema (red or reddish skin), that is hot to the touch
  • Pain
  • General fatigue
  • Mild dizziness
  • An excess of UV radiation, can be life-threatening in extreme cases
  • Exposure of the skin to lesser amount sof UV radiation will often produce a suntan

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