A 17-year-old female asked:
I accidently burned the front side of my head with straightening iron it hurts really bad did this cause any damage to blood vessels or anything?
1 doctor answer • 8 doctors weighed in
Family Medicine 10 years experience
Unlikely : The burn you have, even though I'm sure it's quite painful, is likely too superficial to come in contact with any blood vessels on your forehead. You can consider taking Tylenol (acetaminophen) or ibuprofen for your pain. Also, applying a cool (not icy cold) compress to the area may be helpful. Best wishes.
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Last updated Apr 5, 2016
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