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Chemical Burn (Definition)

An injury caused when a person's body is exposed ...Read more


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Do chemical for acne burn on face heal?

Do chemical for acne burn on face heal?

Face heal: No, you need to follow up with a dermatologist. ...Read more

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What can I put on a chemical burn? I have burns on my face and arms from using clorox outdoor cleaner.

What can I put on a chemical burn? I have burns on my face and arms from using clorox outdoor cleaner.

See a doctor: You should really see a doctor to lessen the chance of permanent scar. I would start with topical antibiotics and steroids commonly sold in drug stores without a prescription . But i would get in to see a doctor as soon as you can. ...Read more

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I burn my face on over using chemicals on my face what medicines deminish my burns scar on it!

I burn my face on over using chemicals on my face what medicines deminish my burns scar on it!

Depends in deprh: Superficial (1st degree) burns with redness require minimal treatment with an ointment & possible nsaids (if not sensitive). Partial thickness burns (2nd & 3rd degree) with blisters must be treated with topical antibiotics (bacitracin for face - silvadene (silver sulfadiazine) for body) if not allergic in order to minimize the risk of infection which may increase the amount of tissue damage. Sulfamylon for ear eschars. ...Read more

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What do I put on a chemical burn? I have burns on my face and arms from using outdoor clorox cleaner,

What do I put on a chemical burn? I have burns on my face and arms from using outdoor clorox cleaner,

Topical treatment: I thought i answered this yesterday but i would recommend seeing a physician to prevent scarring. In the mean time i would treat these burns with topical antibiotic ointment and topical 1% Hydrocortisone available over the counter 4 times a day. This treatment best works after you flush the site with water for at least 15 minutes directly after exposure. ...Read more

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Hot to relieve sun burned skin on my face?

Hot to relieve sun burned skin on my face?

Sunburn: Cooling off the burn can help at first with cool compresses using ice and cold water. Over the counter Hydrocortisone or prescription creams can help. Taking oral Ibuprofen pills can help reduce the inflammation and offer fast relief. If there are actual blisters, you need to watch for infection. ...Read more

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Should calamine lotion burn on a sun burn?

Should calamine lotion burn on a sun burn?

If the: Preparation you are using contains ALCOHOL it may burn on raw skin...READ THE LABEL! Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more

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How to treat a bleach chemical burns on privates?

How to treat a bleach chemical burns on privates?

>>>stop doing.: Use silvadine cream....better see a PMD for full evaluatioin, depth of injury. ...Read more

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Red, itchy rash on wrists and right below onto forearms. Hands are dry from washing & cold weather. Lotion burns rash & hot water is painful.

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Red, itchy rash on wrists and right below onto forearms. Hands are dry from washing & cold weather. Lotion burns rash & hot water is painful.

Irritant dermatitis?: If you wash your arms and hands a lot, the skin gets dry. Once it gets irritated, anything you put on may hurt you. The itching and blister point more to a contact allergy. Try avoiding scented or antibacterial soap and too much washing. If problem persists, talk to doctor or a dermatologist to pin down what the culprit may be. Patch testing may be needed. ...Read more

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Will second degree burn near mouth on a 20 month old scar ? Burn was caused by hot coffee it's peeling and dry

Will second degree burn near mouth on a 20 month old scar ? Burn was caused by hot coffee  it's peeling and dry

No: A second degree burn by definition should not leave a scar. That said, keep moisturizers on the area for at least 3 months and no sun exposure to the area. ...Read more

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Do lips on the vagina peel ?

Do lips on the vagina peel ?

they can: Yeast infections, dryness, or decreased hormones can cause this to occur as well as other issues. If you are concerned see your gynecologist to treat the underlying cause. ...Read more

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Chemical burn on my Vagina due to Vagisil?! How do I stop the burn??!!

Chemical burn on my Vagina due to Vagisil?! How do I stop the burn??!!

How bad is it?: If it is just a vulvar(outside) "burn" then hot sitz baths will alleviate the discomfort. If is vaginal (inside) then a MD needs to evaluate the area for possible Rx. ...Read more

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Scald burn scars on legs.. Should I use sun cream or cover?

Scald burn scars on legs.. Should I use sun cream or cover?

Unless minor, see: Doctor for wound care and prescription burn cream (silvadene). Antibiotics are usually not prescribed unless infection develops, and wound care instructions are critical. If small, use bacitracin, daily gentle cleansing, and non-stick bandages until healed. Do not use butter. If blisters break remove the dead skin and keep clean and protected as above. In doubt? See your doctor! do it wrong: scar! ...Read more

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My skin is burn by using bleech?

My skin is burn by using bleech?

THIRD DEGREE BURN: THIRD DEGREE BURN, is when the injury cause buying if the skin and eventual rupture. You need to be examined and the severity assessed . I usually will start a topical antibiotic like SILVADENE and an oral antibiotic like CEFTIN (cefuroxime). Depending on severity a consult with a BURN SPECIALIST OR PLASTIC SURGEON MAY BE WARRANTED. ...Read more