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How To Heal A Chemical Burn
Chemical burn: Acutely, you should flush the area with lots of fluid to minize exposure time and resultant damage. Once damage is done, you can use an antibiotic ointment to prevent infection and keep the area moist. If severe scarring occurs, topical and local steroids may be beneficial to modulate wound healing. ...Read more
How do you heal a chemically burned vagina? It's been 4 weeks with pain is it possible I damaged my VAG for good with Monistat 7?
Chronic pain: Some infections and some medicines can turn on the nerves that carry pain impulses and, once sensitized, they don't turn off easily. Your vagina itself is probably fine and there are meds for this type of problem. You need to see an OB/GYN and preferably one with an interest in pelvic pain. ...Read more
Have a chemical burn on my cornea from gasoline.Got under my contact, all of it didn't wash off, didn't bother me til 2 days later.Will it heal?
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
Some HC cream helps: Usually, when a person gets over-irritated skin or overly-dry skin after using acne medications, she can decrease or stop the acne medication (if they are over-the-counter, or if her doctor says that is ok to do), and then try some hydrocortisone cream (HC cream) on the irritated areas for a few days. Avoiding too much sun exposure on irritated skin is also helpful. ...Read more
Unsure: This is a natural substance unless it was"cut" or adulterated , i.e. Not as pure as labeled. ...Read more
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