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Significant thermal: injury? Would go to acute care or ER. ...Read more
I put ice on my ankle for like 45 minutes which resulted in an ice burn. How long should I wait to put ice back on my ankle?
I got an an ice burn about 3 weeks ago from an ice pack. The skin is not hard but it is still discolored. How do I fix this?
Just got a 1st or 2nd degree ice burn. Does this increase likelihood of blood clots? Flying across the country tomorrow.
DVT and clot prevent: No - a mild burn from ice should not increase your risk of blood clots. Make sure you take time to move your legs during the flight, and walk up and down the aisle 3 times or so. That should help. When people are really concerned about their risk of DVTs on a long plane ride, it may help them to take a baby aspirin before their flight, assuming there is no contraindication. ...Read more
I hurt my leg and put ice packs on now my leg feels cold where they were days later no blisters or redness is this an ice burn? 1st degree?
A few years ago i got a dry ice burn on my index finger. The skin blisters & gets raw in a never-ending repeating cycle. It's not eczema. Cure?
Aftermath: direct skin cold temperature exposure can cause injuries to the skin but unusual to have the described symptoms 2 weeks later. Allergic reaction? contact dermatitis? chemical burn? I'm worried about an infection, cellulitis to be more precise. Without knowing more I suggest you have this looked at by a dr asap ...Read more