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How Can I Heal A Burn On Skin From An Motor Accident
As usual...: ...It depends -- on how severe the burn is, and how extensive. If it's a small superficial burn, just keep it clean and covered. If it's larger and/or deeper, you should see a doctor, because there is a risk of infection, among other things. ...Read more
How do you treat loose scrotum skin of one testicle, after a chemical burn accident? Skin wasn't torn. No pain in testis but left testicle became sensitive, hangs very low and sends numbs to left foot
How do you know when a skin graft from a chemical burn is going to be required? How can you tell if chemical burn is healing/accident 1st of nov.
Clinical judgement: Any burn, thermal, chemical or electrical has degrees depending on depth of involvement. In simplest terms, 1st degree (superficial) will heal rapidly (7-10 days), 2nd degree (into dermis) can heal without scarring (10-14 days) if uncomplicated, 3rd-4th degree (deepest) usually grafting is needed. If your burn is 3 months old and not yet healed, see a plastic surgeon for advice. ...Read more
I have an embarrasing issue- sometimes in the shower i noticed severe burning pain if i accidently scratch the scrotal skin.thepain lasts for a couple of minutes and then dissipates.there is no swelling or redness. what can it be?
Is laser skin resurfacing efficient for smoothing facial burn marks? I suffered a work accident six years ago that caused burns of my face. Having researched various skin smoothing procedures, i came to the conclusion that laser skin resurfacing is the le
Laser : Laser skin resurfacing can be effective in improving skin texture. However, the severity of a burn will determine if a laser can be utilized. Burns that have injured the deeper layers of the skin may not be amenable to skin resurfacing. The premise behind resurfacing is inducing a certain level of controlled injury to the skin to promote skin healing. This can be accomplished with thermal injury (lasers), mechanical (dermabrasion) and chemical (chemical peels). In regards to being "least" invasive, this is not true. The term laser is general and not specific. There are many lasers in medicine and the specific laser (ie co2 vs erbium vs nd:yag) must be known in order to determine its "invasiveness". Additionally, the experience of the user as well as the settings will also determine the level of injury or "invasiveness". Remember that either modality of resurfacing (laser, dermabrasion or chemical peels) can result in scarring if not done correctly. Dr. Dominic. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can revision rhinoplasty be performed on skin affected by burns? I suffered a traumatic accident that caused facial deformities and burns. After multiple plastic surgeries i finally got an acceptable look excepting my nose. A friend of mine, who is a medi
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
Clean it: Clean the area with water and apply vazeline twice a day until it heals.If the area becomes red or painful you should see a doctor to be sure it is not infected. If some bits of the asphalt or seen in your skin after it has healed they can be removed by a laser known as the ruby or the alexandrite. These persistent particles if they occur are called traumatic tattoos. ...Read more
Why my anus skin somethimes open and sometimes its heal but, is open again, itch, burn when wash, tingling sensacion ...
I do not know: You need a physical exam and evaluation. Anal fissures can occur with constipation, that may cause cracks in the skin. Moisture or leakage of stool, or not wiping fully, can all lead to anal itching and burning over time. Get an eval to get the diagnosis, so treatment can occur. Best wishes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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