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How can I heal self injury burns quickly?

How can I heal self injury burns quickly?

Several Options: Biafine, wound honey, mederma. If the skin was broken or charred you should see a doctor. Please work on this with your therapist. ...Read more

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HoW long does it take for 2 burns 2 heal?

HoW long does it take for 2  burns  2 heal?

Depends: We need more details. Where are the burns? How big are the burns? What degree are the burns? When did they occur? How did they occur? E.g. Boiling water, fire, chemical burn? How is your underlying health? Write more details, Show some pictures. ...Read more

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For how long do serious burns take to heal?

For how long do serious burns take to heal?

Few days to weeks: 2nd-degree burns will heal on their own in 5 days to 3 weeks. 3rd-degree burns require surgery (skin grafting) for healing, and most burn surgeons will try to get that accomplished within a few weeks of the injury. It takes months or years to deal with the scarring. ...Read more

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Silverex ointment for burns heals scars ?

Silverex ointment for burns heals scars ?

NO: This has no effect on scars. Used on severe burns at the time of injury. Vite is an old one, seen to work the same as vaseline. Many products clamor for your attention to "heal" scars. They want your money. If you have asignificant scar, see a dermatogist has no effect on scars. Used for severe burns. Vit e is an old one long noted to be as effective as vaseline. Lots of things. ...Read more

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What helps heal toothpaste burns on your face?

What helps heal toothpaste burns on your face?

Should not happen: There is nothing in commercially produced toothpaste that should cause burns to your face. Something else is going on here. You need to see a dermatologist to help you figure this problem out. ...Read more

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I was wondering how i could heal the burns on my thighs?

I was wondering how i could heal the burns on my thighs?

Superfast healing: The real question is what not to do that slows down healing. Avoid using alcohol, peroxide, hibiclens, betadine, and bleach solutions. Inflammation ( red, hot, swollen, tender) is important to healing so anti-inflammatories (motrin, advil) are bad. Cover the area with a clean dressing changed every other day and protected from trauma. Antibiotics do not help healing unless it is truly infected. ...Read more

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Could third degree burns heal naturally or do you need medical attention?

Could third degree burns heal naturally or do you need medical attention?

If you truly have...: A 3rd-degree, or full-thickness, burn, unless it is very small or narrow and can heal in from the sides, it will need to be skin grafted to fully heal it. Partial-thickness (i.e., 2nd-degree) burns will heal in 1 to 3 weeks. If your wound is not fully healed after 3 weeks, you should see a general, plastic, or burn surgeon. ...Read more

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My cut burns and won't heal. It's like a week or so old. It's red, it burns, and it looks really ugly. What's wrong with it?

My cut burns and won't heal. It's like a week or so old. It's red, it burns, and it looks really ugly. What's wrong with it?

May be infected: Get it checked by your doctor as it may be infected and you may need antibiotics what do you mean by self harm, for that you need to see a psychiatrist if that is your recurrent problem and that's what caused your cut.You are already on 3 psychiatrist meds. ...Read more

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Could vaseline heal nair burns?

Could vaseline heal nair burns?

Helpful: Vasoline does not specifically "heal" anything. Our bodies do the healing. Vasoline is soothing and created a fairly waterproof barrier which may facilitate the healing process. ...Read more

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Could cigarette burns turn into a scar or can it heal normally?

Could cigarette burns turn into a scar or can it heal normally?

Depends: It depends on how deep the burn is. If the wound base is pink and moist, then it's most likely a 2nd degree burn. If the wound base is white or leathery, then it's a 3rd degree burn. Deeper injuries will produce scars. ...Read more