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How To Stop Your Skin From Peeling After A Burn
Happy Skin: Skin is the major protection of our delicate internal tissues from a harsh environment, it is susceptible to injury itself. Sun, shaving and chemicals are very irritating as well as constant exposure to moisture reduces protective skin oils and sets the skin up for injury. The trick is to apply good protective skin cream frequently and minimize ongoing damage. Clean it often using gentle means. ...Read more
See below: Use neosporin with pain relieving medication.Get a more detailed answer ›
What is the best thing to put on your skin to stop it from peeling and to get the redness out from a sunburn?
Cold milk: To reduce the discomfort cold milk compresses will soothe and the skin and calm the burning sensation. A non steroidal such as allege, Motrin or Aspirin will decrease the inflammation.Aloe can be added to the regimen. A dermatologistcanpres ribe a steroid cream to cut down on the redness ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Skin is renewing : Skin is renewing itself.Get a more detailed answer ›
Moisturize it: Minimize excessive skin scrubbing and avoid use of drying soaps etc... Avoid hot showers/baths. Moisturize skin after shower/bath and as needed through out the day/night. Aquaphor is a good moisturizer. Some meds can cause dry skin, so is thyroid diseases, eczema/psoriasis etc...Consult doc. Goid luck. ...Read more
I got skin burns due to applying garlic juice on my face. The burnt skin is peeling off after healing and pink skin is exposed. What should be applied to it to prevent blackening or scarring?
Don't do home peels.: These are not standardized in strength, and may cause unpredictable results and side effects. See a paramedical aesthetician next time you need a peel. For now, apply aquaphor ointment, 4 -6 times per day until healed, and go see a doctor to make sure you haven't given yourself a problem. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
How long does it take a chemical burn on the lips from teeth whitening to heal? It keeps flaring after more than a month and spreading on my face
I have a wound on my face. It is healing? Should i wipe some cream on the skin or just let it dry? How to make the skin peel off and heal faster?
Depends: The healing depends upon the ingredients. You should go to the Emergency room immediately or see a Plastic Surgeon right away ...Read more
Had a severe acne break out all over face from using mineral oil to cleanse after 1 week. Stopped using it, but how long will it take skin to heal and stop breaking out from this? Any advice on how to speed healing and stop new break outs?
See below: Please consult this site for effective home treatment: http://www.webmd.com/skin-problems-and-treatments/acne/acne-vulgaris-home-treatment 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. 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. ...Read more
1-2 weeks.: First-degree burns -- superficial ones that are red, but not blistered -- generally heal within a couple of weeks, without scars. You can apply a mild otc Hydrocortisone cream sparingly twice a day to speed the process along a bit, if you wish. "burn creams" like silvadene (silver sulfadiazine) are unnecessary. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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