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How long until the itching and flaking from a chemical burn goes away?

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Dr. Mark Suggs answered

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Depends: Mostly it depends on the severity of the burn. The deeper into the skin the chemical penetrates the more the damage and the longer it will take to heal. Keep the area clean so that a secondary infection doesn't occur.

Answered 9/28/2016

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