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Fair-skinned, pale, freckled individuals are more likely to get sunburned than individuals with darker skin.
In front came a man wearing a strange shako and a blue cloak, swarthy, sunburned, and with a hooked nose.
One was an officer--a tall, soldierly, handsome man--the other evidently a private or an orderly, sunburned, short, and thin, with sunken cheeks and a dull expression.
Moderate exposure to sun or ultraviolet light may help heal the lesions, but patients should avoid being sunburned.
People who are severely sunburned should see a doctor who may prescribe corticosteroid cream to speed healing.