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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Evans Prieston
44 years experience Pharmacology
Topical Burn Cream: Burns are classified as 1st, 2and, or 3rd degree with 3rd degree being the worst. You did not mention how large an area is affected. If no topical ... Read More

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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
57 years experience Dermatology
Need details: Tegaderm is excellent for burns. No, you need no cream under it. How large a burn? Where? Thermal? Swim where? Pool? Sea? River? Water is good for a b ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Tyson
39 years experience Pain Management
Yes: That should be fine for smaller second degree burns.
Dr. Bryan McIntosh
19 years experience Plastic Surgery
Second Degree Burn: Neosporin is helpful for the treatment of second degree burns. It is essential to keep the wound moist until the skin grows back. At that point, the w ... Read More
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laurence Badgley
53 years experience General Practice
Yes: Over-the-counter triple antibiotic ointment or cream. Natural therapists swear by aloe vera gel application. Coconut cream/oil can keep the wound mo ... Read More
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kathleen Saradarian
34 years experience Family Medicine
No: I don't know what you define as "small" or where the burn is. But, second degree burn means there is a blister. It can be treated by applying any ... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anne Phelan-adams
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Second degree burn?: It's unlikely that you would have discoloration 8 months after a first degree burn which should cause only temporary redness, burning and itching. A ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
57 years experience Dermatology
Not enough info: Postinflammatory color change. Increased or decreased pigment???? Treatment depends on which. May need just patience. How old is this????
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marvin Den
45 years experience Internal Medicine
Nerve recovery: This is a result of the burn and the reaction of the nerve fibers that were involved.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Pack
Dr. Mark Pack answered
31 years experience General Surgery
Scars: Third degree burns are deep burns that tend to scar the skin. The scars would be there for life.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: Especially if it covers a significant surface area or the lesions become infected.

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