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10 signs you might have sun poisoning

The Active Times Logo By Taylor Rock of The Active Times | Slide 1 of 11: What is sun poisoning? In layman’s terms, it’s a severe sunburn that brings flu-like side effects alongside standard sunburn symptoms. It doesn’t mean you’ve actually been poisoned by the sun. You might not know that you have sun poisoning right away because sometimes symptoms don’t show for hours. However, it only takes 15 minutes for that big ball of fire in the sky to fry your skin even if you’re wearing sunscreen. Although most people recover on their own, you might want to see a doctor should you find yourself reeling from these 10 signs of sun poisoning.

10 Signs You Might Have Sun Poisoning

What is sun poisoning? In layman’s terms, it’s a severe sunburn that brings flu-like side effects alongside standard sunburn symptoms. It doesn’t mean you’ve actually been poisoned by the sun. You might not know that you have sun poisoning right away because sometimes symptoms don’t show for hours. However, it only takes 15 minutes for that big ball of fire in the sky to fry your skin even if you’re wearing sunscreen. Although most people recover on their own, you might want to see a doctor should you find yourself reeling from these 10 signs of sun poisoning. Click through the slideshow above to learn more.

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