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How do I get rid of the tiny scabs from chemical burn?

How do I get rid of the tiny scabs from chemical burn?

Emollient: Leave the scab alone. You may use an emollient to soft the scabs and surrounding skin. ...Read more

Chemical Burn (Definition)

A chemical burn occurs when body tissues react to a corrosive or caustic chemical that results in tissue injury or destruction. The tissue damage is dependent on the nature, concentration, duration, ph, and temperature ...Read more


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How do you get rid of a chemical burn on the face?

How do you get rid of a chemical burn on the face?

Chemical burns: Although burns are burns, chemical burns pose the additional problem that the insult can continue after the exposure. It is important to thoroughly wash and remove/neutralize any trace of the chemical agent. Once the area is clean, depending on the severity of the burn, treatment can be done appropriately. See a specialist. ...Read more

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How should I get rid of chemical burn on my tounge?

How should I get rid of chemical burn on my tounge?

Burn: The basis of wound care of a chemical burn is thorough washing and rinsing of the affected area. Intraoral burn are no different. Wash the area thoroughly. If there is any blackened or non-viable areas, visit the er for specialty care. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of a chemical burn?

How do you get rid of a chemical burn?

Burns: If you have suffered a chemical burn it should be evaluated i'm an urgent care. Depending on the chemical and the location determines the next treatment plans. ...Read more

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How long does a chemical burn from Nair on the pubic area take to heal? How do you get rid of the pain?

How long does a chemical burn from Nair on the pubic area take to heal? How do you get rid of the pain?

Variable: Sorry to hear about the burn, Louise. If it's a full thickness epidermal burn, it can take 2 weeks to regenerate. For now, I'd recommend either topical aloe vera (as needed) or lidocaine gel (up to every 4 hours), cotton underwear, and avoidance of jeans. The area may stay a bit red or darker for awhile. Laser hair removal may be a good option in the future. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of a chemical burn caused by tooth whitener?

How do you get rid of a chemical burn caused by tooth whitener?

Wash it: First step would be copious irrigation to remove the chemical. Following that, it really depends on the extent of burn, depth of burn, location, and how long ago it occurred. For a small burn which still has feeling, is pink, you could likely use neosporin or silvadene (silver sulfadiazine). Anything deeper, more extensive should be seen by doc. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of a chemical burn from an air bag on the hands? we used water, but she says its bringing really bad.

How do you get rid of a chemical burn from an air bag on the hands? we used water, but she says its bringing really bad.

Go to ER: A chemical burn on the hands requires an ER visit immediately. Sometimes these are bad enough, they need to be treated at a dedicated burn unit to minimize long-term problems, but your local ER can help decide if that is necessary. ...Read more

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What remedies are available for me to heal chemical burns and get rid of itching?

See below: This is a problem that requires a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. In that meeting, your doctor will listen to you, perform a throrough examination and possibly order labs or other tests. Based on this information, he/she will be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more

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I used an antibacterial black soap on my face to get rid of acne and my skin didn't react to well to it. Two days later my skin started to peel off.Then im getting these facial scabs that really burn.Im using aloe vera right now but it dosent seem to work

I used an antibacterial black soap on my face to get rid of acne and my skin didn't react to well to it. Two days later my skin started to peel off.Then im getting these facial scabs that really burn.Im using aloe vera right now but it dosent seem to work

1st/2nd degree burn : You describe a first or deep first or superficial second degree burn from using the soap. Just like a sun burn it takes time to heal. Usually 7-10 days if not infected. Keep the area clean, try not to touch it, wash your hands frequently, and let your skin heal. Topical antibiotics like neosporin or bactroban (mupirocin) aid in the healing without promoting infection. ...Read more

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