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What does it mean if your sunburn turns black?


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June 09, 2008 2:55AM

It could mean that the flesh has died, skin usually turns black when there is a death in the tissue and may be a breeding ground for some bacteria and infection. But if it doesn't hurt, then it could just be a discolouration, either way you should get it checked by a health professional who can examine it physically.