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On average, how long will an eraser burn take to heal?

On average, how long will an eraser burn take to heal?

Care=Healing: Burns are response of tissues to injury. It is simply inflammation which means increase blood flow to the area to promote healing. Depth determines care. Ice worsens already injured skin. Cool water soaks help also anti-inflammation medicines like Motrin or advil (ibuprofen). Avoid any further damage as this can cause scarring. Good skin cream applied daily/gently help unless deeper then seek help. ...Read more

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What do I do if I used magic eraser on my skin and it burns?

What do I do if I used magic eraser on my skin and it burns?

Flush the area: Thoroughly with water, apply 1% hydrocortisone cream twice a day, and wear gloves when you use the product again, and don't let it get on your skin ...Read more

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Mr. Clean magic eraser burns. What in the product caused them? And how can I go about treating the burns?

Mr. Clean magic eraser burns. What in the product caused them? And how can I go about treating the burns?

Friction abrasions: Rubbing human skin causes heat and friction. The "burn" is an abrasion from the rubbing, which takes off the top layer of skin cells. It is not a thermal burn (such as with hot coffee). Magic erasers are not toys, and should not be used on skin. For an abrasion that's not oozing, some Hydrocortisone 1% cream may help. For one that's oozing a bit, some neosporin cream (neomycin and polymyxin b) or ointment may help. ...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 do I treat a burn on skin from using a magic eraser on the skin?

How do I treat a burn on skin from using a magic eraser on the skin?

Chemical irritation: You will need a general medical examination and obtain therapy for a chemical irritation. (dermatitis). ...Read more

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Need advice on what is the the best way to hide my eraser burns and cutting scars?

Need advice on what is the the best way to hide my eraser burns and cutting scars?

IMPROVE not remove: There are many options to improve scars discussed here (camouflage, peels, microdermabrasion, dermabrasion, chemical peels, laser, surgery and more) but it is generally impossible to remove a scar unless you replace it with another. Avoiding tobacco and sun may help. Unfortunately cutting scars are very difficult to conceal. Other than garments, tattoos may be the best method to conceal them. ...Read more

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What are eraser burns and is it linked to depression?

What are eraser burns and is it linked to depression?

Self - mutilation: Eraser burns occur when rubber erasers are repetively and roughly rubbed against the skin - leaving injuries. This is a form of self -mutilation. Sometimes people with depression may self- mutilate. ...Read more

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My son used a magic eraser to get marker off his arm and now it's all red and burns. What should I do?

My son used a magic eraser to get marker off his arm and now it's all red and burns. What should I do?

Magic eraser: Clean it thoroughly with soap and cool water and apply neosporin or polysporin (bacitracin and polymyxin). It is a burn and should be kept clean and covered. If it blisters or appears infected be seen. All the best and thank you. ...Read more

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Could maderma cure eraser burn scars?

Could maderma cure eraser burn scars?

Scar treatments: Three steps for scar treatments but usually only work in the first six months
1. Sun screen protect area from sun for six months
2. massage scars
3. Silicone base scar gels or strips. ...Read more

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My daughter rubbed pen off her tummy with a magic eraser. And now says it burns?

My daughter rubbed pen off her tummy with a magic eraser. And now says it burns?

Magic Eraser: She is most likely having a reaction to the rubbing her skin. Magic Eraser is a nontoxic pad. I would wash the area well. If you have some aloe Vera with lidocaine put that on it. It can be bought at Walmart in the sunburn products, that will soothe it. Ibuprofen will also help ...Read more

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How do I Stop this burning from a Mr. Clean magic eraser burn on both side of my neck? I cant sleep it hurts so much

How do I Stop this burning from a Mr. Clean magic eraser burn on both side of my neck? I cant sleep it hurts so much

Ibuprofen or...: Naproxyn or aspirin OTC may give immediate relief from a mild chemical burn. Burns hurt much less after they're covered. Applying an antibiotic ointment and a bandage over the area should help. If you get blisters, those are second degree burns, and you should get medical attention. Stay safe! ...Read more

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Hi a daycare used a Mr Clean Magic eraser on my sons leg. It caused a rug burn effect. What kind of cream can I put on it?

Hi a daycare used a Mr Clean Magic eraser on my sons leg. It caused a rug burn effect. What kind of cream can I put on it?

Try Aveeno (oatmeal): You could try applying some Aveeno (oatmeal) skin relief healing ointment on it.
If he continues to be uncomfortable, have his pediatrician check it. ...Read more

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I believe I have a chemical burn from a mr. Clean magic eraser. My skin is itchy, raised, red and scabbed. What would do you recommend I do?

I believe I have a chemical burn from a mr. Clean magic eraser. My skin is itchy, raised, red and scabbed. What would do you recommend I do?

May need medical che: It depends on how many days old is this injury?? . Most skin wounds and cuts heal in 7-10 days. As long as there is no drainage (Pus), pain or fever, it may heal by itself. Otherwise you need a medical examination for possible antibiotic use to make it heal better and avoid a bad scar after it has healed. ...Read more

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I have a bad burn on my ear and neck from using a magic eraser. What should I do?

I have a bad burn on my ear and neck from using a magic eraser. What should I do?

Chemical Burn: Lori chemical burns need to be evaluated by a physician because the burn could be much worse than what you see. The are that you describe specially the neck has a lot of important structures, You don, want to get an infection in the cartilage of the ear because the blood supply in that area is not to good and infection of the cartilage could be serious, ...Read more

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Chemical burn on my face and in 1 ear from one of those 'magic erasers'...particularly sore in ear. Thought it was normal sponge. What do I do please?

Chemical burn on my face and in 1 ear from one of those 'magic erasers'...particularly sore in ear. Thought it was normal sponge. What do I do please?

Don't delay..: Call poison control to see what they recommend for the particular product you used. Follow their advice.

If this just happened, rinse affected areas with large amount of water for at least 15 minutes. Then seek attention. ...Read more

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What's causing this burning sensation in pad of thumb? No burn, cut, swelling, bleeding, or blister. Just a slightly darker spot under surface. Size of eraser. Pain very small & local, but intense.

What's causing this burning sensation in pad of thumb? No burn, cut, swelling, bleeding, or blister. Just a slightly darker spot under surface. Size of eraser. Pain very small & local, but intense.

Most likely: Most likely a tiny foreign body that cannot be seen easy with the human eye like a very tiny wire or glass sliver. Leave it alone and it will either mature or the body will "wall it off". ...Read more

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Flat dark brown spot size of pencil eraser on labia. Burning sensation. Red raised spot inside vagina. Same sexual partner for 18 years. Concerned.

Flat dark brown spot size of pencil eraser on labia. Burning sensation. Red raised spot inside vagina. Same sexual partner for 18 years. Concerned.

Depends: The burning sensation is my biggest concern that there may be some sort of infection, but the bumps you described could be unrelated. May be a simple a yeast. Would pop into your gyn and have them take a quick look. ...Read more

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Vomitted this a.M. I now have a bright red spot under my eye. About the size of a pencil eraser. Could this be a blood vessel burst. No pain but it looks almost like a burn

Vomitted this a.M. I now have a bright red spot under my eye. About the size of a pencil eraser. Could this be a blood vessel burst. No pain but it looks almost like a burn

Hard: Hard to tell without a clinical examination, but it could possibly be a spider angioma, which can form after vomiting. Should it persist, read more about treatment options at the link below. I hope that helps. ...Read more

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I have a beep on my booty in it burns?

I have a beep on my booty in it burns?

What's a "beep? ": I think I can figure out the rest of your question, but can't offer an answer unless I know what concerns you. Thanks for your help here--. ...Read more

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How to burn the fat?

How to burn the fat?

Eat fewer calories: To burn fat and flatten the tummy, one can do exercises to build very strong abdominal muscles. It will take a lot of work-outs! Also, one must not eat more calories than she burns off or she cannot lose fat. Helpful weight loss foods are natural foods that take time to chew but contain few calories. Examples include carrots, celery, & iceberg lettuce (no dressing). Avoid sugars & simple starches. ...Read more

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How to burn more fat?

How to burn more fat?

Eat less, exercise: Fat can be hard (visceral) or soft. Both types respond to calorie restriction, low intensity work outs since fast workouts burn more sugar, hydration. Visceral fat also usually needs metformin since there is Insulin resistance with this. Burning fat with lasers can also work when accompanied with calorie restriction and exercise. ...Read more

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Do waxing burns fade?

Do waxing burns fade?

Yes: Waxing burns are usually superficial and tend to fade with time. If needed, you can use an over-the-counter or prescription fading cream that contains hydroquinone as its active ingredient. Be sure to use sunscreen also, as sun makes dark marks darker. If you are using a retinoid (prescription) or retinol, be sure to stop it at least 3 days before waxing or request hard wax to prevent burns. ...Read more

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How do I treat a burn?

How do I treat a burn?

What kind of burn?: Call 911or get to er if there is charring or blistering on the face, genitals, all the way around an extremity, covering most of a foot or hand, or any burn covering an area bigger than the size of the chest. A simple first degree burn can be managed with cool running water (not ice) followed by a burn lotion you can purchase at your pharmacy. ...Read more

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Why does my back burn?

Why does my back burn?

Wild guess: Sensation of burning in the back usually comes from superficial nerve endings that would be triggered by muscle stretch or joint/muscle fatigue. It can also be from a deep spinal nerve in the back being pinched by a disc protrusion or rarely even a tumor. If it is constant or progressive have it checked by a neuromuscular physician or neurologist. ...Read more