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Bleach Hands Burn
I cleaned my house with bleach but I didn't use gloves and now my hands are all red and they burning really bad what can I do or use for the burning?
I was cleaning my house with bleach I didn't use gloves and now my hands are all red and it's burning really bad. What can I do or use for the burning?
Take your hands out.
Wear rubber gloves.
Use hand lotion. ...Read more
Chemical burn: Chemical burn from chlorine should be treated according to the severity. Rinse the area with tap running water for 15-20 minutes. If area is small and looks like a sunburn just treat with aloe and Ibuprofen for pain. Small blisters may occur. Large, or too many clear or blood filled blisters then go to urgent care. Check: www. Ehow. Com/how_6201756_treat-chemical-burns-chlorine-pools. Html#page=0. ...Read more
Hand is burning with some cuts n its red. Wat can I do I think its from the soap n sanitzer used at work. One has bleech in it. Wrk at resterant.
Need to heal: Do you use latex gloves? They can be irritating as well. If painful and angry red could be infected. Generic bactroban (mupirocin) is the safest topical antibiotic. Topical vit d 3 oil on the irritated skin can be helpful. Avoid irritants until it heals by using non-latex gloves if in food preparation. Use plain soap and water for cleaning hands. ...Read more
I used bleach and water to wash my pool screen it had burnt my fingers wrist and side of body including under my right breast what should I use.
Irrigate thoroughly: After irrigating area thoroughly, may apply small mouth of topical antibiotics ointment (prefer polysporin). Chemical burn should heal without further problems. ...Read more
My hand is inflamed and discoloured. It hurts badly and is tingling it also feels like it’s burning. What can I do to calm it down?
See doctor: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining you and your symptoms warrant evaluation by a physician. ...Read more
Primary care: The sensation of burning in your hands may be from many problems including diabetes, neuropathy, or nerve compression. Start with your primary care provider to pursue a link to other medical problems. Then you can consult a hand surgeon for a more specific hand evaluation. ...Read more
More info needed:
I'm sorry to hear that you are in pain. There are many conditions that can cause your hands to appear this way; more than I am able to review with you in this short message. In order to better serve you, can you try to repost your question with a few more details, such as how long they have been hurting, duration of symptoms, exact location, if there is joint pain also, etc. Thank you! ...Read more
See doctor: Cut tendon needs to be assessed immediately by doctor. Go to ER please. ...Read more
D: Could be several things. Neurologica...Vascular. Metabolic. Difficult to say without a good history and physical evaluation....See your family doc. ...Read more
Hand burns: The hand is the portion of the body that connects the hand to the arm. A burn is an injury caused by heat, flame or chemicals. ...Read more
Hand Eczema: Dishpan hands” are actually a form of hand eczema. It occurs because constant wetting and drying breaks down the skin’s protective outer barrier. Perfumes and preservatives in soaps and irritants in household cleansers can make things worse. If you already have hand eczema or are recovering from an episode, you need to avoid wetting your hands whenever possible. ...Read more
Best care to heal: Burns are response of tissues to injury from heat. It is inflammation which means increase blood flow to the area promotes healing. Depth determines care. Ice worsens already injured skin. Cool water soaks help as can taking anti-inflammation medicines like motrin/advil. Avoid further damage as this causes scarring. If intact, good skin cream applied daily/gently helps or simple dressings if open. ...Read more
Burning pains: This is a tough question to answer without enough medical history. There are many different types of syndromes, metabolic, traumatic, congenital, and disease processes that can present with this type of symptomatology. I would recommend you see your pcp if this is current/worsening issue. ...Read more
Burns: There are different grades of burn and it needs to be evaluated to determine the best treatment. ...Read more
Frostbite: Actually frost-bite associated pain does depend on nerve damage. In fact every sensation you experience in life depends on nerve function. The function may excessive or underactive but the nerve is still functioning for you to feel anything. Transmitting unpleasant or undesirable sensation does not imply that the nerve is damaged but suggests something is going wrong somewhere. ...Read more
Care for wound: Keep the wound clean and apply a topical antibiotic ointment (e.g., polysporin, (bacitracin and polymyxin) bacitracin, neosporin, triple-antibiotic ointment). Also be sure to get good nutrition so that you have all the necessary building blocks for wound healing. If the wound does not seem to heal or seems like it's getting infected, seek professional medical attention. ...Read more
Gloves: Use gloves when handling.Get a more detailed answer ›
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