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How long for a 2nd degree burn to fade

A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Press
44 years experience Plastic Surgery
Second degree burns: Are defined by the presence of blisters, but can range from very shallow to very deep. In general, the best treatment (in my opinion) is to remove the ... Read More

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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
34 years experience Plastic Surgery
Depends on care : If good wound care with twice a day cleansings with a mild soap followed by an occlusive moist dressing with ointment or topical antibiotic cream (if ... Read More
Dr. Robert Dorsey
36 years experience Wound care
Days to weeks: It all depends on the depth of the burn and the type of wound care carried out. Wash with soap and water and apply antibiotic ointment to the open are ... Read More
Dr. Thomas Fiala
33 years experience Plastic Surgery
Depends on: Whether it's a deep or superficial second degree burn, but it should be healed in approximately 2 weeks, with good wound care.
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Dr. Robert Bandyk
35 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 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Tyson
27 years experience Addiction Medicine
2-3 weeks: Depending on area involved and whether deep partial thickness or more superficial, roughly 2-3 weeks. If more, was probably a deeper burn or other is ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Press
44 years experience Plastic Surgery
Second degree burns: Are defined by the presence of blisters, but can range from very shallow to very deep. In general, the best treatment (in my opinion) is to remove the ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Annette Occhialini
36 years experience Plastic Surgery
Varies: Second degree burns can take anywhere from a couple of days to a couple of weeks depending on the depth of the burn the location on the body and the i ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
41 years experience Podiatry
2-3 weeks: The time may depend on the location and how big an area.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
28 years experience Internal Medicine
After : The popped blisters are no longer raw and have healed
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
32 years experience Family Medicine
Burn: Keep the wound covered until the new skin returns.
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Hoffman
35 years experience General Surgery
Usually in 1st 24hrs: Burns will usually declare themselves within the first day.
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