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mark on skin that looks like a burn

A 91-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Hardin
35 years experience Wound care
Shingles: This sounds like it could be shingles but that usually burns more than you describe a picture would help but i suggest taking it to your doctor.
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rashed Hasan
30 years experience Pediatrics
Burns: The % of the body that is burned is more critical than the degree of burn alone. If you have a second degree burn that involves a small area of your ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
43 years experience Dermatology
Needs treatment: The significance is that the skin has been significantly damaged, and needs treatment. Urgency depends on the number and extent of the burns, and whe ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
43 years experience Dermatology
Multiple causes: A burn is a type of injury to flesh caused by heat, electricity, chemicals, light, radiation, or friction. First degree burns damage only the surface ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Skin burns: Skin burns = thermal injuries to the outermost tissue covering the body.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jarrod Kaufman
28 years experience General Surgery
Skin sensation: This can be as a result of something you placed on the skin topically or if nothing was placed see your pcp and see if there is a cause that can be fo ... Read More
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A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
43 years experience Dermatology
No, but...: Burns aren't contagious, if that's what you mean. But why does the child have serious burns? What happened? Did the babysitter cause them? If so, then ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elliot Duboys
43 years experience Plastic Surgery
Allergies?: Perhaps you are allergic or sensitive to one of the ingredients. Change and see what happens.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allison Holzapfel
21 years experience Plastic Surgery
So many reasons: There are so many reasons you can experience these symptoms. Have you tried any new detergents or body washes? Have you been traveling or exposed to ... Read More
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