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Summer E. from Orangevale, California fell asleep while eating a bowl of ice cream. She sent us a photo of the results, and it turns out she wasn’t kidding. Send us your bad sunburn photos!
Posted at 7:13AM on March 16th 2014 by Shirley
I have very fair skin thus burn easily. I have been hospitalized 2x due to severe sunburns. Once, I was out on Lake Mead and the other, went outside to read, set a timer YET fell asleep. The Lake Mead incident -- I received marvelous extra special care by the airline at the airport, in flight and then at home airport, from there...straight to the ER. The 2nd time, the paramedics were afraid to touch me as they knew they were going to hurt me. I became the "patient to see" for all the hospital staff...which did NOT thrill me!
Posted at 5:46AM on July 17th 2013 by Greta
Posted at 4:17AM on July 17th 2013 by ed
hay all you that say its staged and analyze it to death........hahahaha its funny laugh and move on to next pic
Posted at 1:21AM on July 17th 2013 by Jeni
mix vinegar with ice water in a metal bowel ( to make it colder ) then apply with a rag if its a hard to reach place like your back ask someone for help apply and reapply as much as needed this takes out the heat and sting of the burn hope this helps :)
Posted at 12:12AM on July 17th 2013 by Redemptionblue
The fun part comes 2 or 3 days later once it begins to itch and sting when you try to itch it, especially if you have it across your whole back. It literally could be used as a torture technique that's how bad it is. I should know I have been there.
Posted at 10:57PM on July 16th 2013 by mike mccarty
A FREIND SHOWED ME THE BEST BURN TREATMENT IVE EVER SEEN I BURNED MY HAND PRETTY BAD DURING THE 4TH OF JULY LIGHTING FIREWORKS THE HALF DOLLAR SIZED BURN WAS VERY PAINFUL AND BLISTERING USING ICE TO CUT THE PAIN WE WENT TO THE NEAREST DRUG STORE FOR MORE ICE AND HE BOUGHT A GALLON OF DRINKABLE ALOE VERA AFTER DRINKING 8 OZ.OF THE ALOE THE BLISTERS WERE GONE IN THE MORNING THE PAIN WAS PRETTY MUCH GONE THUMB WAS STILL NUMB MOST OF THE DAY.MY FREIND HAD BEEN SAVED MUCH PAIN AND BLISTERING BY USING THIS METHOD AFTER HELOCOPTER SKING ALL DAY THE DIESEL EXAUST AND THE SLOPES SUN COOKED HIS FACE SO BAD HIS EYES HAD SWOLLEN SHUT HIS WIFE IS A DOCTOR AND TEATED HIM IN THIS WAY.ALL I DID WAS DRINK THE ALOEVERA AND PUT IT ON THE BURN HEY THIS WORKED AND WORKED GOOOD DONT WANT TO SEE ANYONE IN PAIN AND IN DOWN MODE WHEN YOU CAN DO THIS ENJOY MIKE
Posted at 10:49PM on July 16th 2013 by Eve
I had a sunburn once that was this bad. I had fallen asleep on the beach, when I was in Cape May, NJ years ago. not sure how I had forgotten my sunblock at home in Harrisburg, Pa. but I did. when I woke up my back side was as Red as a Lobster & it hurt like hell. I couldn't sleep on my back for weeks. I went for a bite to eat & to see a movie in Rehoboth Beach, Maryland (not that far away) to get out of the Sun for awhile before driving back home to Pennsylvania. Never again, would I forget my Sunblock.
Posted at 8:39PM on July 16th 2013 by Robb
Definitely NOT a metal/silver spoon. That much direct sunlight, the spoon would have heat up, causing a burn in that non-affected area. Had to have been wooden or plastic...if in-fact, this photo is real.
Posted at 8:05PM on July 16th 2013 by Jered
That's nothing, I've blistered from sunburn.
Posted at 4:17PM on July 16th 2013 by vicki
I learned my lesson,I got burned so bad at one time I had to sit up in a chair and sleep.I t was not a good thing,so please people use sunscreen lotion.Take it from me..
Posted at 4:07PM on July 16th 2013 by Emma
26, I can't tell if he's in pain or if he's laughing, I'll assume it's pain. Ouch. Getting burnt this bad is a clear sign, people! Sunscreen! Put that ?#$@! on wherever you go! ;D
Posted at 3:28PM on July 16th 2013 by joseph
when you burn yourself use natural vanilla extract on the burn. It must be natural....You can buy natural at Safeway so it's not hard to find....this will stop the burn pain that goes on and on....
Posted at 2:09PM on July 16th 2013 by Allen Lawson
I hear the term "Redneck" being used a lot in the previous comments, Usally an insult for people from the south, but how ironic that most of the pictures are of people from the North or Canada. I guess the random statistic would be most "rednecks" at least know how to apply sun block...
Posted at 1:22PM on July 16th 2013 by Jill
at least it's pretty. =P
Posted at 1:13PM on July 16th 2013 by Taylor
I'm extremely white, and I burn verrry easily. Some of these people didn't even bother to use sunscreen, and they aren't burned as badly as they could have been. I usually look like this after an hour in the sun- after I've put on enough sunscreen to turn me into a ghost. Hopefully people will look at these photos and decide to protect themselves.
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