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Hot water second degree burn on face

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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Lullove
18 years experience Podiatry
Depends on Location: This is wholly based on where your burn is located. You should be referred to a plastic surgeon who is more demonstrative able to help you with the d ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Whitfield
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
Burn: You should moisturizer this area with non scented lotion and keep it from being exposed to the sun. Have it evaluated by a surgeon familiar with burn ... Read More
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A 57-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Secondary infection: A second degree burn will blister up and eventually drain, leaving the protective skin barrier broken.As long as the site remains clean and covered wi ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Roberts
45 years experience Pediatrics
Cost unrelated to : quality. An SPF of at least 20, water repellent, and protective from UV A and B. For scar treatment, see https://www.assh.org/handcare/procedures-an ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Robert Bandyk
34 years experience Podiatry
Hard to say: hopefully no more than a few days Icing area on and off 5 to 10 minutes for an hour or more every day it continues
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jerome Litt
70 years experience Dermatology
Tanning after burns: Wait at least a couple of weeks before tanning (tanning is not a great "sport" -- it can cause skin cancer!) or, you can cover up the burned parts and ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Kress
44 years experience Plastic Surgery
No: A second degree burn by definition should not leave a scar. That said, keep moisturizers on the area for at least 3 months and no sun exposure to the ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Feola
30 years experience Internal Medicine
THIRD DEGREE BURN: THIRD DEGREE BURN, is when the injury cause blistering of the skin and eventual rupture. You need to be examined and the severity assessed . I usually ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Darryl Blinski
45 years experience Plastic Surgery
2nd degree burns: 2nd degree burns are the heating of the epidermal layers of the skin causing protein denaturation and the transudate of tissue fluids with a bubbling ... Read More

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