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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

Chemical Burn (Definition)

A chemical burn 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, ph, 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?

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

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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 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 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 from nair on my testicles?

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

Stop using it: Avoid nair if you got a chemical burn. Consider using an electric trimmer or just letting the hair grow back. If you are trying to heal it, first use gentle soap and water to get all nair off, then treat like any other burn. Aloe, vitamin e, and antibiotic ointment are popular treatment options. Keep the affected area out of the sun, or permanent discoloration may occur. ...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 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