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How To Avoid Hard Rough Discolored Skin After A Scald From Very Hot Water
Depends: If it just happened, moisten the area with water and shake some table salt onto the burn; brush it off after it dries. Trust me, this works! it snuffs out the pain immediately and prevents blistering. If it happened a while ago, the die is cast - whatever will happen will happen. Your dermatologist can prescribe various treatments for "hard rough discolored skin". ...Read more
I scalded my left thigh 3.5 weeks ago with hot water. Now it's all scabbed up and quite a bit has fallen off, even pinkish skin with dark spots. Is this normal healing?
Recently when i was bathing, i retracted my foreskin and accidentally scalded my penis head with hot water. Will it make my penis head less sensitive?
Scalding burns: Do u have blisters over the burna rea? If so u should see a doctor. If not u can get silvadene (silver sulfadiazine) ointment to put over the area of burn. If it is infected u should see a doc asap too. Dont wear any tight or rough clothing over it. Loose bandage is okay if it is just red and sore and not infected. Bacitracin application also helps. ...Read more
Scalded the top of my hand with boiling water! it's super red, darker red in some spots and i can see where blisters are going to form, what do I do?
Cold compresses: Sorry to hear. Apply cold compresses to the area. After about 20-30 minutes, check the blisters to see if they are getting worse. It sounds like a second degree burn. Get topical silvadene (silver sulfadiazine) and apply to blisters and dress it with sterile dressing. Deroofing blisters may need a doctor to examine first. Hope this helps. ...Read more
Neither for skin: Scabies requires more than good hygiene with soap and hot or cold water to get rid off. If you have scabies it can require a fair effort to get rid of it. First, you and all the members of your household will need to be treated. Ivermectin is an effective medication for treating scabies. Medications prescribed by your health care provider are usually needed to treat scabies. Creams include:. ...Read more
Background allergy?: Hot water brings more blood up to the skin which can activate an underlying allergic skin condition. Apply pure vaseline sparingly to the skin, avoid anti-bacterial soaps and see if you have any underlying skin disease. ...Read more
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