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How should I treat a chemical burn from magic eraser?

How should I treat a chemical burn from magic eraser?

Aquaphor Ointment: Mr. Clean's magic eraser doesn't actually contain any bleach or other chemicals. It is made of a fiber called melamine, and is essentially like a very, very, very fine sandpaper or brillo pad. So if you have a burn from a magic eraser pad, it's likely because you "sanded" off your top layer of skin. Try covering it with a thin layer of aquaphor healing ointment while the skin grows back. ...Read more

Chemical Burn (Definition)

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, p.H., and temperature ...Read more


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How should I treat a chemical burn from magic eraser?

How should I treat a chemical burn from magic eraser?

Keep it covered: Wash the area, keep it clean and have it covered. If it is a small area you may use a band-aid with neosporin. If it is larger than that, apply over the counter neosporin ointment and keep it covered with gauze. ...Read more

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How should I treat a chemical burn from a magic eraser?

How should I treat a chemical burn from a magic eraser?

Ocular or skin??: If ocular lubricate heavily with tears, if skin, gently clean ; short term use of otc polysporin (bacitracin and polymyxin) antibiotic. Seek care if worsens or does not respond. ...Read more

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How can I treat a chemical burn from nair on my testicles?

How can I treat a chemical burn from nair on my testicles?

Don't use there.: Options – use washcloth soaked in cold water or even ice water as a compress x 15 minutes. No not apply ice directly to skin. Petroleum based lubricants/ jellies/ lotions (aquaphor ointment, vaseline) or aloe can help to maintain moisture. Hydrocortisone cream can be applied for significant inflammation. For blistering – consult with your doctor. ...Read more

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How do I treat a chemical burn under my arm pits caused by Nair?

How do I treat a chemical burn under my arm pits caused by Nair?

CHEMICAL BURN NAIR: YOU HAVE A FIRE IN YOUR ARMPITS.
YOU PUT A FIRE OUT WITH WATER.
WARM WATER COMPRESSES EVERY 3 HOURS, AND ASPIRIN WHENEVER NECESSARY EVERY FOUR HOURS.
CAREFUL WITH THE NAIR! ...Read more

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How can I treat a chemical burn to my chin area after using nair?

Triple abx ointment: Should wash the area with soap and water and apply triple antibiotic ointment 3 times per day. ...Read more

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How do I treat a chemical burn slightly on my lip from depilatory?

How do I treat a chemical burn slightly on my lip from depilatory?

Aloe lotion: Aloe lotion applied in small amounts may reduce discomfort and aid in healing, but in any event this should resolve quickly. ...Read more

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How do you treat a chemical burn?

How do you treat a chemical burn?

Chemical burn: Treatment of chemical burn is skin graft or laser treatment. ...Read more

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How to treat a chemical burn from salicylic acid?

How to treat a chemical burn from salicylic acid?

Salicylic acid: Stop using it. Call your doc for a substitute. Use tylenol, (acetaminophen) antihistamines (if needed) and cortisone creams. ...Read more

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How do they treat a chemical burn in your veins associated with chemo?

How do they treat a chemical burn in your veins associated with chemo?

Different treatments: Some drugs like genzar cause irritation to the veins. Often these are treated with warm soaks after the veins become firm.
Other drugs are called vesicants. These cause problems if they get into other tissues. There are several treatments depending on the drug.
The past plan is to avoid the problem with a port that is placed in a large blood vessel. ...Read more

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How do I treat the chemical burn?

How do I treat the chemical burn?

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

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How can I treat mildish chemical burn?

What chemical?: Some chemical burns have an antidote to decrease the extent of the burn, others should be treated like a mild thermal burn. ...Read more

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What are some ways to treat chemical burn?

What are some ways to treat chemical burn?

Seek early attention: Chemical burns can have significant long term effects and is an indication to not only be seen by doctor but also referred to a center certified by the american burn association. Once exposed, it is important to know the substance and the timing of exposure. The treatment depends on the chemical (acid, alkali) and may involve rinsing with water for prolonged periods or specific antidotes. ...Read more

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Is a chemical burn permanent and how can it be treated?

Burn: Treatment of chemical burn depends on how extensive and how deep injury is. Yes there are the treatments but one has to consult dermatologist or plastic surgeon. ...Read more

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Spilled some strong solution on me. How do I treat the chemical burn?

Go to ER.: They would be best equipped to deal with acid or alkali burns. ...Read more

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How to treat chemical burn?

How to treat chemical burn?

Acid or base?: The injury from a chemical burn depends on what caused the burn, how concentrated it was, and how long it was on the tissue until it was washed off. Acid burns tend to be less serious than base (alkali) burns. The best early treatment is copious irrigation. Later on, antibiotics and steroids can help the injury. ...Read more

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Rinsed wound with water but it still burns. I think its a chemical burn. How do I treat it?

Rinsed wound with water but it still burns. I think its a chemical burn. How do I treat it?

Burn: You did the right thing by cleaning it. Treatment depends on the depth of the wound. You should have it checked due to the risk of infection and possibly scarring. ...Read more

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How can you treat the chemical burn from pressure treated wood?

Cold compresses: Cold moist compresses and a moisturizer should afford you much symptomatic relief. Try vaseline, it is non irritating and economical. ...Read more

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How should I treat a mild chemical burn or allergic skin reaction?

How should I treat a mild chemical burn or allergic skin reaction?

They are different: A mild burn like a red area or blister can be treated with cool moist dressings.
Allergic skin reaction need to be evaluated by a medical professional. If very mild a Hydrocortisone cream may help. If it itches an antihistamine may help. Best to have it looked at. ...Read more

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A couple months ago I had a minor chemical burn on my armpits from using nair. I treated it properly but my skin still isn't the same. What can I do?

A couple months ago I had a minor chemical burn on my armpits from using nair. I treated it properly but my skin still isn't the same. What can I do?

Time: Let nature its course. Interfering with natural healing could make matters worse.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more

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Can I use diclofenace sodium gel in my face to treat redness from chemical burn? Best regard.

Can I use diclofenace sodium gel in my face to treat redness from chemical burn? Best regard.

It is a: Non Steroidal anti-inflammatory medication which is prescribed in GEL for to rub into joints (there may be some value. ..usually given to patients who have gastric sensitivity to NSAIDS) HOWEVER use for BURNS on FACE is DEFINITELY OFF LABEL and I certtainly would NOT RECCOMEND IT IN THIS FORUM!
My Opinion Only
Dr Z ...Read more

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Is it possible to get a chemical burn on your tongue? How can I treat it? Do I really need to go to the hospital?

Is it possible to get a chemical burn on your tongue? How can I treat it? Do I really need to go to the hospital?

Get checked: If you have a chemical burn especially if you have ingested caustic liquid, you should get to the ER and be examined. ...Read more

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Broken hair shafts after coloring, is this a chemical burn, and how can I treat it. My scalp is itching and painful.

Broken hair shafts after coloring, is this a chemical burn, and how can I treat it. My scalp is itching and painful.

Please see: Please see your dermatologist for the exact answer and treatment. There are many people allergic to hair dye. Allergic to h. ...Read more

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How do I treat a Nair chemical burn on the upper lip? I've had it for a couple of months now & I still don't know how to treat it. It itches badly.

How do I treat a Nair chemical burn on the upper lip? I've had it for a couple of months now & I still don't know how to treat it. It itches badly.

See Derm: Irritant Contact Dermatitis or even a partial thickness burn would not last several months. Another diagnosis is likely. Please see a board certified dermatologist immediately for a full history, exam, and possibly a biopsy. Good luck. ...Read more

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I got a chemical burn from drain cleaner splashing on my lip 2 days ago. It's crusted over with a yellowish scab, is this normal and how do I treat?

I got a chemical burn from drain cleaner splashing on my lip 2 days ago. It's crusted over with a yellowish scab, is this normal and how do I treat?

2 days late: The most important step was to irrigate the splash with a lot of clean water. Now your body is going thru a healing phase where the crusting will occur. Just keep a look out for signs of infection, in which case antibiotics will be needed. Do not pick on it, the result will only be worse. You can put some cream on it to keep it from drying out and itching. ...Read more

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I believe I have a chemical burn from a mr. Clean magic eraser. My skin is itchy, raised, red and scabbed. What would do you recommend I do?

May need medical che: It depends on how many days old is this injury?? . Most skin wounds and cuts heal in 7-10 days. As long as there is no drainage (Pus), pain or fever, it may heal by itself. Otherwise you need a medical examination for possible antibiotic use to make it heal better and avoid a bad scar after it has healed. ...Read more

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Chemical burn on my face and in 1 ear from one of those 'magic erasers'...particularly sore in ear. Thought it was normal sponge. What do I do please?

Chemical burn on my face and in 1 ear from one of those 'magic erasers'...particularly sore in ear. Thought it was normal sponge. What do I do please?

Don't delay..: Call poison control to see what they recommend for the particular product you used. Follow their advice.

If this just happened, rinse affected areas with large amount of water for at least 15 minutes. Then seek attention. ...Read more