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Your child will probably develop sunburn at some point in childhood. They may not know that they are burnt until their skin develops the distinctive red coloring later that evening.
 Signs and symptoms
They may feel pain, heat from their skin and may have the chills. Their skin may feel itchy and tight, and may begin to peel off about a week after the burn.
Here is what you need to know to treat the burn and lessen their suffering.
If your child has blisters on their skin, contact your healthcare provider. Instruct your child not to pop the blisters because sunburned skin is vulnerable to infection.
 When to seek medical attention
Watch your child closely for signs of other heat related illnesses when he is sunburned. Heat exhaustion and heat stroke are serious conditions that can develop when your child is overheated and dehydrated.
Call your healthcare provider if your child shows any of the following symptoms accompanied by sunburn: