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What is the best treatment for skin burns?

What is the best treatment for skin burns?

Clean and cover.: Wash with mild soap and water, rinse well. Pat dry gently. Cover with a clean bandage. ...Read more

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Dr. Charles Breaux
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Skin Burns (Definition)

There are three levels of burns: * First-degree burns affect only the outer layer of the skin. They cause pain, redness, and swelling. * Second-degree (partial thickness) burns affect both the outer and underlying layer of skin. They cause pain, redness, swelling, and blistering. * Third-degree (full thickness) burns extend into deeper tissues. They cause white or blackened, charred skin ...Read more


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I got my skin burns with a hot wax ..Its a 3rd degree burn......Plz suggest me some medicine or a home remedie medicine .....?

I got my skin burns with a hot wax ..Its a 3rd degree burn......Plz suggest me some medicine or a home remedie medicine .....?

SImple basic care: Burns are response of the tissues to injury from heat. It is simply inflammation which means increase blood flow to promote healing. Depth determines care. Use of 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, keep it covered. ...Read more

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What's the significance of second degree skin burns?

What's the significance of second degree skin burns?

Matter of degree: There are 3 degrees of burn-1, 2, and 3 graded by severity. Sunburn would be a typical 1st degree burn, blistering from steam or a hot surface that is very painful would be typical for grade2. In grade3 burns the injury is so severe that the pain nerves are destroyed and paradoxically there is less pain. The crucial factor is how much surface area of the skin is involved. ...Read more

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My friend got second degree skin burns. Why is that?

Injury to skin: 2nd degree burns usually extend into the dermis which can result in scarring depending on how deep the burn is. Usually involves blistering. Caused by heat, chemicals, electricity, fire, light, radiation, friction, trauma. May take several weeks to heal. Need proper wound care, dressings, possibly antibiotics to prevent infection. ...Read more

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What happen when your skin burns but appareantly don't have anything?

What happen when your skin burns but appareantly don't have anything?

Skin sensation: This can be as a result of something you placed on the skin topically or if nothing was placed see your pcp and see if there is a cause that can be found like a neuropathy of some sort to explain the hyper-aesthesia of the skin. ...Read more

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Babysitter was just told another kid in her care has second degree skin burns. Should we worry?

Babysitter was just told another kid in her care has second degree skin burns. Should we worry?

No, but...: Burns aren't contagious, if that's what you mean. But why does the child have serious burns? What happened? Did the babysitter cause them? If so, then i would find another babysitter. ...Read more

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Each time I use a face wash, my skin burns after rinsing. Why?

Each time I use a face wash, my skin burns after rinsing. Why?

Allergies?: Perhaps you are allergic or sensitive to one of the ingredients. Change and see what happens. ...Read more

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What can I do if my skin burns and itches and got dried out! help?

So many reasons: There are so many reasons you can experience these symptoms. Have you tried any new detergents or body washes? Have you been traveling or exposed to any new substances? These symptoms could be related to any number of problems, so i urge you to visit your primary care physician or even your dermatologist for further analysis. ...Read more

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My lover has just been diagnosed with second degree skin burns. I am worried but she acts like it is not a problem. Who can tell me what it means?

Can be serious: - 2nd degree goes thru epidermis and may cause blistering - can be serious if large surface area or if gets infected- requires careful wound management and dressing to prevent that. It may also hurt a lot. ...Read more

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Wearing tight shaper and when i remove it my skin burns and itches but mostly burns. Why?

Wearing tight shaper and when i remove it my skin burns and itches but mostly burns. Why?

Binding: Tight bandages or bindings will decrease blood flow as well as cause some local irritation. On removing "shaper" the bound area will have a reactive hyperemia with increased blood flow ofter perceived as "burning". Possible allergy to the material or infectious process such as "ringworm" should be considered. Possibly too tight? ...Read more

Dr. Charles Breaux
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Burn (Heat Or Fire) (Definition)

A burn is an injury to the skin caused by heat, flames, or chemicals. Burns are more or less severe depending on which layers of the skin are affected. A first-degree burn is in the epidermis, or the top layer of the skin. A second-degree burn affects the dermis, or second layer of the skin. A third-degree burn goes all the way through the skin. A fourth-degree burn extends to deeper structures such as muscle and bone. ...Read more