A member asked:

Aftermath of laser treatment: day 5, burned skin is starting to peel, should i peel it or not? because it irritates me

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Dr. David Fox answered

Specializes in Family Medicine

Do not peel the skin off since it acts as a barrier to prevent infection. Use a topical antibiotic 2-3 times per day. If worsening, then see your physician to evaluate for infection or other complication.

Answered Apr 13, 2014



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