Factor sunscreen use in children

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When the holiday season comes, parents are afraid of heatstroke, diarrhea and food poisoning, trying to protect their children. When it comes to summer, it is mostly wondered about the precautions to be taken to protect children from the sun. Acıbadem Maslak Hospital Pediatrics Specialist Ebru Tugrul Saribeyoglu, babies and children should not be exposed to direct sunlight, 15-30 factors while wandering around the city, because of the light reflected in the water and sand at the seaside 50 factor sun cream is required to be applied, he says.

We need direct sunlight for vitamin D synthesis. Since the rays of wavelength that will help the synthesis of vitamin D in the skin cannot pass through the glass, direct sunlight contact is important. However, when the sun does not come very steep, the children's arms and legs can be exposed to the sun for 20 minutes.

Dr. Ebru Tuğrul Sarıbeyoğlu answers the questions that are frequently asked about the common ailments and treatments in children:

Heat stroke is caused by prolonged exposure to sunlight. Therefore, babies and children should not be exposed to direct sunlight. Families often allow children to play by the sea and the pool for long periods of time in order to contribute to their bone development, and to remain in severe sunlight. However, even if sunscreen is used, babies and children may be exposed to intense sunlight for a long time and cause heatstroke.

It is important for children to stay in the shade, especially at the seaside, with a hat and light-colored clothing. Children, even in the shade, are at risk of both sunburn and heatstroke because of the reflected rays.

What are the symptoms of sunstroke?

As a result of prolonged exposure to the sun, the body's heat balance will deteriorate, and the following main symptoms arise:
• Severe headache
• Nausea
• Vomiting
• High fever
• Blur of consciousness, tendency to sleep
What to do in cases of suspected heat stroke?

• First the child should be taken to a cool place
• Remove body-tightening clothing
• Cold compresses to head, groin and armpit
• If conscious, if there is no severe vomiting, plenty of liquid (buttermilk, water, juice) should be given to replace the lost liquid and salt; nutrients to be selected must be in liquid form
What to do in cases of suspected heat stroke?

• Do not drink if the child is unconscious or has severe vomiting.
• Do not smell alcohol
• Do not provide carbonated drinks
• Do not insist on eating solid foods
When should you consult a doctor if a heat stroke is suspected?

• If the child is unconscious
• Very vomiting
• Fever cannot be reduced
• If oral ingestion is not possible, consult a doctor.

How many factors sunscreen should be applied to children is constantly being discussed. Dr. Ebru Tugrul Saribeyoglu, the city, the effect of the sun's rays on the edge of the pool and the sea is not the same, he says. Because the sun rays reflected from the sand, pool and sea increase the effect of the sun. In the city, which can be used 24-hour effective sun protectors. Sarıbeyoğlu offers:

• Substances known as sunscreens are substances such as zinc oxide, titanium dioxide, benzone and parsol. The sunscreen to be used must contain at least two of these substances and should be capable of reducing the effects of both UVA and UVB rays. The product must not contain PABA.
• The selected product must be water-resistant, especially if used by the sea. Even water-resistant products should be renewed every 2-3 hours as they may lose their effectiveness during entry into water.
• The products should be applied half an hour before sun exposure.
• Although the American Academy of Pediatrics does not recommend the use of sunscreen in infants under 6 months, this view has changed in recent years. There is now a lot of research offering sun protection to young babies if the appropriate product is used.
• Children should also wear sunglasses. However, it is important that they are old enough to carry the glasses and take responsibility for it. Do not buy glasses from the street. Always wear glasses that are protected against harmful rays.


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