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How long does it take for burns to go away

A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
Family Medicine 25 years experience
2-4 wks: You can't speed up healing--that is your natural ability. U heal faster when u r young and still growing. As u get older, this slows down. Keep burn-a... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pierre Guibor
Ophthalmology 57 years experience
Eye chemical burns: In the eye a chemical burn may indicate anything from minor irritation to significant visual loss. Usually patients with acid burns are better off tha... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Wolf
Ophthalmology 43 years experience
Not long: If eyelid or skin the body usually can resurface quickly in 3-7 days. If ocular, it should clear quickly with tears ; sometime antibiotic-antiinflamma... Read More
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Usually several: days for a mild burn. Longer for blistering or tissue erosion.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
Gastroenterology 41 years experience
Depends...: ...on the extent of mucosa damage (if any), the effectiveness of peristalsis (e.g. acid clearance), lower esophageal function, the rate of gastric emp... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Michalski
Orthopedic Surgery 38 years experience
Burn: Scar depends upon personality of the burn: 1st degree & 2nd degree will likely heal if small enough. 3rd degree will most likely leave some perman... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marcus Free
General Surgery 29 years experience
Asthma/allergies: Dyspnea, or uncomfortable breathing, or a symptom of burning with breaths after exposure to a noxious chemical like smoke or cleaners means the airway... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Romano
Internal Medicine 11 years experience
I would not use triple antibiotic oinmnet on the penis. In general, it can cause allergic reactions. It Is only used for infections. See a doctor
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Greg Sexton
Plastic Surgery 41 years experience
Quickly: If the burns are first degree, like a bad sunburn, the tenderness should resolve in 24-48 hours. If they are second degree(blisters), then they will t... Read More
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A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jessica Allan
Dr. Jessica Allananswered
Internal Medicine 25 years experience
Depends: We need more details. Where are the burns? How big are the burns? What degree are the burns? When did they occur? How did they occur? E.g. Boiling wat... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
A Verified Doctoranswered
Family Medicine 49 years experience
7-10 days: of antibiotics are necessary. If neck stiffness is severe and associated with fever,chills, sweats, headache, nausea or vomiting, then go to the ER.
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