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what to do for a nair burn

A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glynis Ablon
28 years experience Dermatology
Typically with a : superficial burn, we use aquaphor and cool soaks even ice water to calm the skin and aspirin.

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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Nair: If you are sensitive to the chemicals in Nair - it could cause a skin burn.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Nair: Nair may or may not burn. If you are sensitive to the chemicals in Nair - it could cause a burn to the skin with pain.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Marged
43 years experience 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 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Miller
35 years experience Wound care
Gentle care: Chemical burns are similar to heat burns. It is simply inflammation which means increase blood flow to the area to promote healing. Depth determines c ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Todd Sisto
36 years experience Breast Surgery
Cool water,: mild soap or shampoo- hypoallergenic neosporin PLUS cream> ointment Aveeno anti itch Itch-X Zinc Oxide ointment Balmex
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Cheng
25 years experience Family Medicine
Burns: If you have suffered a chemical burn it should be evaluated in an urgent care. Depending on the chemical and the location determines the next treatmen ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harold Peltan
27 years experience Ophthalmology
Usually a few days: Chemical burns from nair are usually mild and heal in a few days. More severe burns take longer. You can speed the healing with aloe, vitamin e, and ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Wolf
40 years experience Ophthalmology
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
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Benadryl (diphenhydramine) cream on ou: Outside and u can take oral Benadryl (diphenhydramine) , if it is not resolving see your gyn or go to er.
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