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How long will a burn take to heal?

How long will a burn take to heal?

Depends on depth: Burns are response of tissues to injury from heat. It is simply inflammation which means increase blood flow to the area to promote healing. Depth determines care. Ice worsens already injured skin. Cool water soaks help also anti-inflammation medicines like Motrin or advil (ibuprofen). Avoid any further damage as this can cause scarring. Good skin cream applied daily/gently help unless deeper then seek help. ...Read more

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On average, how long will an eraser burn take to heal?

On average, how long will an eraser burn take to heal?

Care=Healing: Burns are response of tissues to injury. It is simply inflammation which means increase blood flow to the area to promote healing. Depth determines care. Ice worsens already injured skin. Cool water soaks help also anti-inflammation medicines like Motrin or advil (ibuprofen). Avoid any further damage as this can cause scarring. Good skin cream applied daily/gently help unless deeper then seek help. ...Read more

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Help please? How long will a sunburn/burn take to heal!?

Natural Process: Sunburn is response of the tissues to injury from solar radiation. It is simply inflammation which means increase blood flow to the area to promote healing. Do not use ice as this can injure already injured skin. Cool water soaks can help as can taking anti-inflammation medicines like Motrin or advil (ibuprofen). Avoid any further damage as this can cause scarring. Good skin cream applied daily/gently helps. ...Read more

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How much time does a 2nd degree burn take to heal?

How much time does a 2nd degree burn take to heal?

Second degree burns: Are defined by the presence of blisters, but can range from very shallow to very deep. In general, the best treatment (in my opinion) is to remove the blisters to prevent the possibility of a closed space infection. Wash with soap and water, pat dry and apply Bacitracin ointment and a dry dressing 2-3 times/day. If increasing pain, drainage or redness or if not healed in two weeks, see a doctor. ...Read more

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For how long dies a second degree burn take to heal?

For how long dies a second degree burn take to heal?

Second degree burns: Are defined by the presence of blisters, but can range from very shallow to very deep. In general, the best treatment (in my opinion) is to remove the blisters to prevent the possibility of a closed space infection. Wash with soap and water, pat dry and apply Bacitracin ointment and a dry dressing 2-3 times/day. If increasing pain, drainage or redness or if not healed in two weeks, see a doctor. ...Read more

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Help please? How long does a 2nd degree burn take to heal?

Help please? How long does a 2nd degree burn take to heal?

Second degree burns: Are defined by the presence of blisters, but can range from very shallow to very deep. In general, the best treatment (in my opinion) is to remove the blisters to prevent the possibility of a closed space infection. Wash with soap and water, pat dry and apply Bacitracin ointment and a dry dressing 2-3 times/day. If increasing pain, drainage or redness or if not healed in two weeks, see a doctor. ...Read more

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How long will a burn blister take to fully heal?

How long will a burn blister take to fully heal?

1 week: Normal healing process is approximately 7 days. If there is factors preventing normal healing then healing process will be delayed if wound remains open after 3 weeks this is considered chronic non healing ulcer. ...Read more

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For how long does it take for a burn to heal?

For how long does it take for a burn to heal?

Depends upon degree: Check out http://familydoctor. Org/familydoctor/en/prevention-wellness/staying-healthy/first-aid/first-aid-burns. Html. 1st degree burns are just red and heal in several days. 2nd degree burns are typically thicker burns w/blistering that take several weeks to heal. 3rd degree burns are full thickness injuries and take much longer than that. ...Read more

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Can someone tell me how long will it take for a burn to heal?

Can someone tell me how long will it take for a burn to heal?

General answer: Skin is the major protection of our delicate internal tissues from a harsh environment, it is susceptible to injury. Sun, shaving and chemicals are very irritating as well as exposure to moisture reduces protective skin oils and sets the skin up for injury. The trick is to apply good protective dressings or skin cream frequently and minimize ongoing damage. Clean it often using gentle mean. ...Read more

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HoW long does it take for 2 burns 2 heal?

HoW long does it take for 2 burns 2 heal?

Depends: We need more details. Where are the burns? How big are the burns? What degree are the burns? When did they occur? How did they occur? E.g. Boiling water, fire, chemical burn? How is your underlying health? Write more details, Show some pictures. ...Read more

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For how long do serious burns take to heal?

For how long do serious burns take to heal?

Few days to weeks: 2nd-degree burns will heal on their own in 5 days to 3 weeks. 3rd-degree burns require surgery (skin grafting) for healing, and most burn surgeons will try to get that accomplished within a few weeks of the injury. It takes months or years to deal with the scarring. ...Read more

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How long is it supposed to it take for a burn wound to heal?

How long is it supposed to it take for a burn wound to heal?

Superfast healing: The real question is what not to do that slows down healing. Avoid using alcohol, peroxide, hibiclens, betadine, and bleach solutions. Inflammation (red, hot, swollen, tender) is important to healing so anti-inflammatories (motrin, advil) are? Cover the area with a clean dressing changed every other day and protected from trauma. Antibiotics do not help healing unless it is truly infected. ...Read more

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Please tell me how long it takes for second degree burns to heal?

Please tell me how long it takes for second degree burns to heal?

SImple Burn Care: Burns are the response of the tissues to injury from heat. It is inflammation which means increase blood flow to the area to promote healing. Do not use ice worsens already injured skin. Cool water soaks help as can taking anti-inflammation medicines like Motrin or advil (ibuprofen). Avoid any further damage as this can cause scarring. Good skin cream applied daily/gently helps. It should be better by 2 wks. ...Read more

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How long will it take for a burn on my pinky to heal from a hot pan?

How long will it take for a burn on my pinky to heal from a hot pan?

It varies: Depends upon size and depth of burn. Less deep burns can heal in a few days. Larger deeper burns can take longer. If injury is arounentire finger, should see a hand surgeon. ...Read more

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Can someone tell me how long will it take for a smiley face burn to heal?

Depends on severity: I assume you were burned with a hot car cigarette lighter. If it blistered or turned black it is serious and could take a long time, maybe even need a graft if mild and red just a few weeks. Some will depend on your own bodys healing ability. It will also heal faster if you quit smoking. ...Read more

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How long does it take for 1st or 2nd degree burns to heal??? Specifically Ice burns?

1-2 weeks: A first degree burn will heal faster than a second degree burn, since no blister formed. When you get a second degree burn, a blister forms, so it will take a little longer to heal. You will not have a scar after either. Since the skin will be red or pink for a while, make sure to use sunscreen ...Read more

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Can someone tell me how long will it take for my second degree burns to completely heal?

Can someone tell me how long will it take for my second degree burns to completely heal?

7-14 days: If a burn doesn't heal in 7-14 days, a full thickness skin injury may have occurred. This type of injury often results in scarring and if large enough would be a candidate for skin grafting. Keep the wound clean, protect it with antibiotic ointment until it heals but if it hasn't healed in 10 days from the time of injury, consult a plastic surgeon. If it does heal it'll need sun protection. ...Read more

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How long does it take a burn on the neck to heal?

How long does it take a burn on the neck to heal?

Burn Care: Burns are the response of the tissues to injury from heat. It is simply inflammation which means increase blood flow to the area to promote healing. Depth determines care. Do not use ice worsens already injured skin. Cool water soaks help as can taking anti-inflammation medicines like Motrin or advil (ibuprofen). Avoid any further damage as this can cause scarring. Good skin cream applied daily/gently helps. ...Read more

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How long does it take a vaginal friction burn to heal?

How long does it take a vaginal friction burn to heal?

Quick: The vagina is a place that received a lot of blood circulation and so cuts tend to heal very quickly, but I would give it a week before any insertion or consider using a lot of lube when trying again to decrease the risk of these friction burns. ...Read more

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How long will it take for a second degree burn to heal?

How long will it take for a second degree burn to heal?

Depends on you..: If you area healthy it may take a week or two. If you have diabetes, cancer or immune compromise it will take longer. ...Read more

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How long is it supposed to it take for a second degree burn to heal?

Second degree burns: They are blisters that result from heat and should heal in 7-10 days, depending on the extent and your treatment regimen. ...Read more

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How long does it take a chemical burn to heal if it became infected?

How long does it take a chemical burn to heal if it became infected?

Depends on the burn!: Younger individuals heal faster. But it depends on the agen that your eye was burned with. It may only take 24 hours. It may take a week. It may never fully heal and leave permanent damage. It all depends on what the burn was from and how it is treated. ...Read more

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How safe is the chazalion removal procedure? I hear there's discomfort and the anesthesia burns? & it takes 6 weeks to heal?

How safe is the chazalion removal procedure? I hear there's discomfort and the anesthesia burns? & it takes 6 weeks to heal?

Chalazion Tx Fears?: Did you mean chalazion? If so, 6 weeks is very unusual for recovery for this SAFE procedure. Recovery time is pretty short ( ...Read more

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Can skin fully heal with a third degree burn? How long will it take?

Can skin fully heal with a third degree burn? How long will it take?

Difficult to answer-: I understand third degree means "full thickness of the skin"--- small areas of full thickness burns may heal well. But, large areas will need skin coverage by skin graft or skin flap. If a large area is allowed to heal by itself, there may be thick scars and/or contracting unstable scars. ...Read more

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I have a open skin in anus, it burns when wash, its bleeds, how much time does it takes to heal? Or what to do to heal, I used to have a rash is gone

I have a open skin in anus, it burns when wash, its bleeds, how much time does it takes to heal? Or what to do to heal, I used to have a rash is gone

See answer: You likely have an anal fissure which is a small split or tear in the thin lining of the anus and usually occur after a large or hard bowel movement. Most fissures heal within 1-2 weeks. Treatments that help healing include: sitz baths, stool softeners, fiber, hydration, and over-the-counter creams/ointments (anusol, anusol-hc, prep h) and pre-medicated pads (tucks) rather than toilet paper. ...Read more

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How long does burning mouth take to heal?

How long does burning mouth take to heal?

BMS treatment: Because no underlying cause of BMS has been identified, treatment of BMS has usually been symptomatic. The pharmacological therapy is the treatment of choice. Recently clonazepam is used in the treatment of BMS. An alternative medicine, acupuncture is also helpful. ...Read more

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