Sunburn is an inflammation of the skin that develops in response to exposure to ultraviolet (UV) radiation from the sun or from tanning beds and booths that emit UV radiation. Sunburn is manifested by reddened, painful skin that may develop blisters.
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eMedicine Health - Sunburn
Consumer health resource center providing information on the causes, symptoms, and treatment of sunburn.
Description, home care, considerations and when to call your health care provider. Complete definitions of terms and images of the degrees of sunburn.
NHS Choices: Sunburn
Provides information on this condition. Includes a short video and details of symptoms, causes, treatment, complications and prevention.
Facts on sunburn including treatment information presented by Survive Outdoors, Inc.