A 30-year-old male asked:
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Hi I got a burn on my leg(calf) from a hot braai stand. The area of the burn is black and some flesh is showing...i am currently applying betadine to the burn and wrapping a loose bandage around my leg. Am I doing enough for the burn to heal?

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Dr. Robert WorthingtonKirsch
34 years experience in Phlebology
Need wound care: This burn probably needs to have the eschar debrided and get proper wound care. Betadine is not helping. You should see a physician or wound center.
Answered on Dec 14, 2017

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