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healing process of second degree burns

A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Kovanda
29 years experience Plastic Surgery
Burn healing: Second degree burns are painful and wet. The signs of healing are "buds" of new epithelium that come from deeper glands or hair follicles that were n ... Read More
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Dr. Lauren Romeo
19 years experience Wound care
Less pain.: A healing burn will have less pain, redness and swelling.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Levens
39 years experience Plastic Surgery
Expect full healing: A second degree burn preserves the deeper dermal layer containing hair follicles and sweat glands with epidermal cells intact that can multiply and re ... Read More
Dr. James Burns
37 years experience Emergency Medicine
After the injury: Then the hemorrhage and inflammatory stage starts which elaborates many types of growth factors stimulating cytokine activity, angiogenesis, phagocyto ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
34 years experience Plastic Surgery
Depends in deprh: Superficial (1st degree) burns with redness require minimal treatment with an ointment & possible nsaids (if not sensitive). Partial thickness burns ( ... Read More
Dr. David Motoki
41 years experience Plastic Surgery
Burn Healing: A second degree burn is generally indicated by the presence of blisters and the area is painful. Unless the burn is very small you should get medical ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Randy Hauck
39 years experience Hand Surgery
Keep clean: Second degree burns are where the skin blisters and peels. It will heal in less than 2 weeks if just kept clean by washing and covering with local ant ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
34 years experience Plastic Surgery
Increasing redness: If the area should be increasing in redness, pain, swelling, drainage or if there are red streaks ems acting from the area, i would advise contacting ... Read More
A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charlene Sojico
41 years experience Pediatrics
Silvadene (silver sulfadiazine) cream: You need to have your physician check you. You might need an antibiotic or referral to plastic surgeon or wound care center.Silvadene (silver sulfadi ... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
37 years experience Family Medicine
Probably not: How big is it? Make sure its clean and dry, use silvadene (silver sulfadiazine) cream if she's not allergic. If she needs it, get her a tetanus shot ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Deborah Ungerleider
36 years experience Pediatrics
Yes, you can.: You can and should bathe and shower. Clean the area gently with soap and warm water. Don’t use very hot water. After the shower or bath, apply antibio ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jerry Baskerville
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Leave them be!: Most physicians say that blisters less than 2cm in diameter should be left alone unless they appear infected. I recommend you see a physician for this ... Read More
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A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
57 years experience Dermatology
No: Bioclusive membrane is excellent for this. Water is good for it. Aquaphor or vaseline are good for it. Avoid peroxide or any other antiseptics. Avoid ... Read More

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