"Limit the time you spend in the sun."
"Monitor for signs of infection."
"Monitor spots for color change."
"Use skin creams to prevent drying."
Obtaining a complete blood count (CBC)
Protection from excessive heat
Protection from excessive ultraviolet (UV) exposure
Instructing the patient to take their multivitamin prior to treatment
Apply the cream generously to affected areas.
Apply a thin coat to affected areas, especially the face.
Apply a thin coat to affected areas; avoid the face and groin.
Apply an antihistamine along with applying a thin coat of steroid to affected areas.
Promoting drying of lesions
Apply sunscreen 1 hour prior to exposure.
Drink plenty of water to prevent hot skin.
Use vitamins to help prevent sunburn by replacing lost nutrients.
Apply sunscreen 30 minutes prior to exposure.