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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
43 years experience in 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 in 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 in Psychiatry
Skin burns: Skin burns = thermal injuries to the outermost tissue covering the body.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jarrod Kaufman
28 years experience in 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 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
43 years experience in Dermatology
Not good.: See doctor. Get treated.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Chappell
28 years experience in Plastic Surgery
Depends on how deep : Of course I am assuming the offending material has been well washed off. Redness, like a sunburn, can often be treated with a mild steroid. Blistering ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Marged
43 years experience in Family Medicine
Helpful: Vasoline does not specifically "heal" anything. Our bodies do the healing. Vasoline is soothing and created a fairly waterproof barrier which may faci ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Hardin
35 years experience in Wound care
1st degree?: By red burn i assume you mean a second degree burn in which case a scar would be very unusual.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
45 years experience in Dermatology
Repair: Sunburn is an injury and a new layer replaces the damaged layer. It is the damaged layer tha is peeling off.Allow itvto peel naturally. Do not peel it ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rashed Hasan
30 years experience in 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 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vicken Poochikian
41 years experience in Internal Medicine
See Dermatologist: Skin disease is easier to treat when actually seen.
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Shifrin
16 years experience in Plastic Surgery
Maybe: Dark skin people have a higher likelihood of pigmentary changes after skin treatments. There are very good lasers and skin products today that can hel ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Lullove
18 years experience in Podiatry
Not really...: Tea tree oil is effective against germs and fungus because of the presence of terpenoids like terpenin-4-ol. It has also been used in allopathic medic ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience in Internal Medicine
If the: Preparation you are using contains ALCOHOL it may burn on raw skin...READ THE LABEL! Hope this helps! Dr Z
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Miller
35 years experience in Wound care
Happy Skin: Skin is the major protection of our delicate internal tissues from a harsh environment, it is susceptible to injury itself. Sun, shaving and many chem ... Read More
A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Miller
35 years experience in Wound care
uncomfortable probl: At the risk of oversimplifying a potentially complicated problem, this sounds like an inflammation or irritation of the skin in that area causing the ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glynis Ablon
28 years experience in Dermatology
Add moisturizer: oral vitamin E, and see dermatologist if not improving
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
43 years experience in Family Medicine
Many: We rate burns; 1st degree is a sunburn;try aloe 2nd degree is a blister: leave it covered, don't break the blister, and some otc antibiotic cream/oi ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sheila Calderon
40 years experience in Internal Medicine
possible infection: You may be dealing with hormonal changes, infections, or allergies. See the gynecologist and get it treated. She will help determine the cause and h ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience in General Practice
Skin Care: This would all depend on what sores or infections or other skin problems you have. Skin is very difficulty to manage online. Skin usually must be lo ... Read More
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Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience in Urology
Here are some...: Do you have similar lesions on other parts of body especially over elbows or knees? Clinically, it may be skin fungal infection or psoriasis. For the ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Raymond Schneider
45 years experience in Family Medicine
Infection: Go see your family doc or gyn and get a diagnosis.
A member asked:
Dr. Barton Butterbaugh
39 years experience in Family Medicine
Penile dermatitis : I would suggest that you seek the services of a dermatologist ASAP. In the meantime I would apply triple antibiotic ointment only.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Moisturize: Insure you use fresh, sharp blades vice dull blades. If hair is > several mm long – then trim before shaving. Wash area before shaving – warm water ... Read More
A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience in Family Medicine
Use hand cream or lo: Use any moisturising cream or lotion and the new skin will come.
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
36 years experience in Internal Medicine
Yes you may but: stay out of the sun with out sun block you have increased your risk of skin cancer with burned skin.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Nall
14 years experience in Sports Medicine
Athlete's Foot: I'm not sure what the question is but coconut oil will not cure athlete's foot. You will need an antifungal medication. Coconut oil will make the sk ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Tholen
40 years experience in Plastic Surgery
Unless minor, see: Doctor for wound care and prescription burn cream (silvadene). Antibiotics are usually not prescribed unless infection develops, and wound care instru ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Menachof
35 years experience in Facial Plastic Surgery
Ointment: Use some ointment ( vaseline is a good choice) to keep it moist, do not expose the skin to the sun, and don't do that anymore.
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A female asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
28 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Unlikely: A skin reaction has to be from contact to something you applied on it or from something you ingested or took, such as food or medication. It cannot oc ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Keller
39 years experience in Emergency Medicine
IPL: You have destroyed alot of skin cells and need to rebuild your skin. Best way is ipl or photorejuvenation. (robertkellermd.Com will explain it in deta ... Read More
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