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A specialty: Severe burns, especially in children, should be treated at a burn center. The main principles are to replace fluids, excise and graft 3rd degree burns early and prevent and treat infection. Less severe burns can often be treated as an outpatient with topical mild antiseptic creams. They should be managed by a general or plastic surgeon. ...Read more
This is a simple chemical, termed a ketone, which the body makes when sugar is in excess. It also is an effective cleaning, and sterilizing agent but can dissolve some plastics and is highly flammable in concentrated form. It is also used to remove cosmetic fingernails and to dissolve "crazy glue' when it is applied ...Read more
Burns: Treatment of burns is based on the severity of the burn (depth and area). Superficial burns (sunburn/minor scald) can be safely treated with topical creams with aloe. Deeper, more extensive burns require evaluation to determine the best therapy. Extensive scald burns, flame, acid and lye burns, and electrical burns ought to be seen by someone experienced in burn diagnosis and therapy. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Icing: For a small burn at home immediately put ice on the area (use a bag of frozen peas for instance) for a full 15 minutes which will reduce the pain and prevent the spread. If the burn is large or there is charring and loss of skin, use ice but go to an emergency room for further care. ...Read more
Mr. Clean magic eraser burns. What in the product caused them? And how can I go about treating the burns?
Friction abrasions: Rubbing human skin causes heat and friction. The "burn" is an abrasion from the rubbing, which takes off the top layer of skin cells. It is not a thermal burn (such as with hot coffee). Magic erasers are not toys, and should not be used on skin. For an abrasion that's not oozing, some Hydrocortisone 1% cream may help. For one that's oozing a bit, some neosporin cream or ointment may help. ...Read more
Silvadene: For first degree burns the most common treatment is prescription silvadene which is laso used for second degree burns. Biafine is another prescription cream which can be used for burns. Extensive or deep burns need specialized treatment in the hospital. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
In order to lose one lb, I a 5"5 171lb woman how long should I exercise for per day & what kind burns the most fat..?
Exercise 45 mins/day: How much exercise it requires to lose a pound depends upon many variables, including how much you eat, the content of you diet, what kind of exercise you do and how vigorous the exercise, etc., etc. In general, in order to be healthy and maintain a healthy weight, you should exercise at least 45 mins/day. One study found that women lost weight better by exercising in 10 min bouts 6 times a day. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See below--: It is better to think of burns as superficial, partial thickness or full thickness--corresponding to 1st, 2nd and 3rd degree. Superficial burns are like a sunburn. Full thickness burns destroy the entire thickness of the skin and cannot heal except by scarring. Partial thickness burns, if shallow, can act like superficial burns. If deep, they will act like full thickness burns. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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