A 17-year-old female asked:
I burned the side of my head with my straightening iron it was not my forehead it was like on my scalp above my temple did i hurt blood vessels?
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Dr. Glynis Ablonanswered
Dermatology 31 years experience
Unlikely, I would : suggest you apply some aquaphor or vaniply to area, and use cool compresses or ice water to stop burning sensation. Then see derm if any blisters appear. and do not pick scab. Vessles are much deeper than superficial burns.
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