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Corneal Flash Burn In Children
Welder's burns: These are ultraviolet light 'sunburns' of the cornea which all welder's know about. The pain of them starts 4-8 hours after exposure and can be quite severe but usually is gone within 24 hours as new corneal cells regenerate. This is why welder's wear those protective filtering masks. ...Read more
I have a corneal flash burn and have treated with antibiotic drops and steroids but after 4 days can still not wear my contacts. What should I do?
Be patient: Continue to wait and be patient. It's not healed yet. ...Read more
How close does lightning have to strike to cause a corneal flash burn? How can one tell a flash burn from eye strain?
Pain: Flash burns are very painful. A lightning strike that affected the eyes would also cause much more bodily damage, or death, as well. ...Read more
Have a chemical burn on my cornea from gasoline. Got under my contact, all of it didn't wash off, didn't bother me til 2 days later. Will it heal?
Seek care: Chemical burns of the cornea are serious injuries and should be evaluated and treated by an ophthalmologist ASAP! ...Read more
I have constant circular ring blue and brown scars on my corneal surface due to chemical burns. It is a chronic. Can muro 128 5% be used to heal this?
No: Muro 128 is 5% sodium chloride and can only help in the case of loose epithelial cells as in recurrent corneal erosion. ...Read more
I felt burning sensation in both eyes so visited specialist. She prescribed few eye drops and told my cornea is infected and now my vision us blurred.
Call doctor: You need to call your doctor immediately about the blurred vision since this may be something much more serious. ...Read more
Doctor, can the heat inside car left in sun, cause cornea burn? If so what symptoms the heat might cause to the eye? Thank you
NO: If you can in hot car parked in the sun. Roll down all windows and put the AC on outside air. Just about the only problem would be sweating profusely and getting sweat into your eyes, which will cause burning and watering. Try not to rub your eyes with dirty hands. Use a clean tissue. In case of burning and tearing get any brand of artificial tears and instill in several times. ...Read more
If a 34 female working woman. I've been having excruciating hot flashes that feel like my body is burning from inside. They happen attest twice a day. And leave me in the most embarrassing sweats that are embarrassing on a professional basis. Please?
Suboptimal ovary: Patient that 34 yo can have suboptimal ovary or premature ovarian failure. This select group may have severe hot flashes. It is important to have evaluation to include FSH, LH and also thyroid (TSH). Once diagnosis is made, hormone replacement therapy can be an option for symptomatic relieve however the patients desiring conception will need further management with a fertility doctor. Good luck. ...Read more
Started 2 days ago - sporadic, sudden burning on back even if just sitting, severe like on fire but not painful - not like normal hot flashes.
Many possibilities: Considering the symptoms you describe, there are a number of possibilities that could be causing your back pain, which could include muscle strain/sprain, nerve impingement, shingles, etc. It is best for you to be examined by a doctor to determine the specific cause. Best wishes. ...Read more
Keratitis: Flash burns to the eyes from uv light emitted from welding without protective eye wear can be very painful. Often self limited in mild cases. Recommendations to help the pain usually involve using lacrilube (artificial tears) eye salve, cold compresses, Ibuprofen for pain, eyes closed. If more severe, seeing an eye md to evaluate and prescribe a cycloplegic agent & occasionally a topical non steroidal agent (acular). ...Read more
My 75 year old grandmother is experiencing burning sensations or hot flashes in different parts of her body and she does have diabetes.
Possible neuropathy: Neuropathy can happen as a result of trauma, or nerve damage due to the consumption of alcohol or certain medications. Symptoms can range from a numbness and tingling sensation, possibly a burning sensation, to an uncomfortable painful sensation of the extremities. Get evaluated by a professional to determine the exact cause in order to get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more
Cool soaks, TLC: Gently wash the burned skin area daily to help remove dead skin. Many doctors prescribe silver sulfadiazine cream, but it isn't necessary unless the burn becomes infected; if that happens, call your doctor. If it's a sunburn, don't let it happen again - apply a good broad-spectrum sunscreen lotion to your children's exposed skin whenever they go out in the sun. ...Read more
Here are the statistics:
https://www. Burnfoundation. Org/programs/resource. Cfm? C=1&a=12 ...Read more
No effect: While a scratched cornea is very light sensitive, healing will take place in the light or in the dark at the same rate. ...Read more
My eyes got exposed to flash welding. They now hurt and I have a burning sensation in my eyes. What should I do?
Flash burns: You should wear protective eye wear when welding. It you have irritation and it is mild, you can try preservative free artificial tears (bion tears, thera tears, systane, and systane gel, etc.) one drop up to every 30-60 minutes. If worse or not getting better, you need to be seen by an eye specialist, to ensure not foreign bodies or infection developing, that could cause permanent vision loss. ...Read more
There can be permanent scarring. Nonetheless, most patients heal surprisingly well. Many escape with only temporary blurriness. Many doctors postulate that some of the thermal energy from the burn is absorbed by the tear film, so many corneal burns are blunted in their effect.
Please see your specialist eye md (ophthalmologist) for ongoing treatment which can reduce scarring. ...Read more
Burning in my leg vein it happens only ever so often about 12time a day only lasts a couple of seconds no other pain at all just a flash of burning
I having hot flashes @ 27 y/o. During the day im freezing then all of a sudden im burning up hot this most of the time not just when im on my period?
Needs evaluation: May be hormonal but may be metabolic. Possible causes include hypothalamic dysfunction, hypothyroidism, hypoglycemia, early menopausal changes etc. All of these need evaluation. If you are a heavy aerobic exerciser, you should stop. The exercise causes a compensatory decrease in thyroid function - cold and decreased estrogen production - hot. Muscle training better (slo burn method only). ...Read more
Hot flashe, puking feel like burning up, took zofran, (ondansetron) temp normal 99.3 feel hot like pass out. Puked every day for a week w/ anti nausea medicen.?
Vomiting: Checked HCG? Associated diarrhea? If diarrhea could be gastroenteritis, though a week is a long time. May be gastritis with or without H pylori or gallbaldder or hepatitis, (though w/ this degree of vomiting you should be yellow). if associated with severe abdominal pain may be pancreatitis. appendix, UTI. Would also check TSH (thyroid) rarely it is a brain lesion. F/U with urgent care/ER, ...Read more
I went to the childrens hospital in atlanta and I took profofol, cordazone, and a epadearl all at once yeasterday now im burning im burning up with a fever please someone tell me if this is normal or what?!? I'm worryed because I don't know if I have a fev
If: If you are feeling ill, you should either contact your doctor or the contact the doctor that administered the medications to you as soon as possible. ...Read more
I am having pain in right side of lower abdomen and it go through my leg too its burning inside im 37 yrs old have 3 children?
Pain: You need to see a physician and have the area examined ...Read more
Rather common hot flashes lasting 1hr+, feels like blood ready to boil, makes skin feel like it is burning. Always causes sweat, thirst and exhaustion?
Multiple symptoms: In summary, you feel hot, thirsty and exhausted. There are many possible causes for these symptoms, medicine effect, endocrine cause, neurological, mental health, medical. This could be anything from anxiety to diabetes to lymphoma. I suggest you start at your local primary care physician for thorough investigation, including exhaustive history and physical exam, potentially labs. ...Read more
I was on wellbutrin (bupropion) SR was switched to XL and now I have hot flashes, skin on face feels like it's burning and extreme skin crawling itching.?
See your doc ASAP:
Go back to your doc. Tho active ingredient is basically same in both meds, the way it is delivered is different (hence the difference in how long they last). Your body may just not like this version of drug. If you have difficulty breathing, swallowing or a visible rash stop taking the medicine. Hot flashes alone aren't an indication to stop.
Was switch just for "new=better" or really needed? ...Read more