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Can you tell me about treating burns?

Can you tell me about treating burns?

A specialty: Severe burns, especially in children, should be treated at a burn center. The main principles are to replace fluids, excise and graft 3rd degree burns early and prevent and treat infection. Less severe burns can often be treated as an outpatient with topical mild antiseptic creams. They should be managed by a general or plastic surgeon. ...Read more

Dr. Charles Breaux
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Burn (Heat Or Fire) (Definition)

A burn is an injury to the skin caused by heat, flames, or chemicals. Burns are more or less severe depending on which layers of the skin are affected. A first-degree burn is in the epidermis, or the top layer of the skin. A second-degree burn affects the dermis, or second layer of the skin. A third-degree burn goes all the way through the skin. A fourth-degree burn extends to deeper structures such as muscle and bone. ...Read more


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How to get rid of razor burns under the chin ?

Patience: Start using different soaps and shaving creams. Some are for sensitive skin, which may be better for you. Razors are also made differently and there are razors specific for sensitive skin. Best time to shave is after the hot shower/bath when your pores are open and you can get a better shave. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Everytime i lick my lips, it burns. And when lick below my lips, near the chin it also burns. Ps. I have dry lips. Could this be anything else?

Everytime i lick my lips, it burns. And when lick below my lips, near the chin it also burns. Ps. I have dry lips. Could this be anything else?

Dry and chapped: Sounds like a dryness problem and chapped lips/skin. It becomes a vicious cycle. Try to moisturize your lips with a good lip balm, avoid licking the lips, and things should improve. Moisturize your chin with a topical moisturizer, as well. If things persist or worsen, see you primary doctor. ...Read more

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The outline of my chin is red and dry, and the hole bottom of my chin, I have been putting moisturizer on it and it burns, it gos away for a while then comes back

The outline of my chin is red and dry, and the hole bottom of my  chin, I have been putting moisturizer on it and it burns, it gos away for a while then comes back

Recommend : Recommend that you be seen by your physician or dermatologist to make sure it is not an infection or dermatological condition. If you wear it, stop applying make up and clean your skin with an non-fragment gentle soap several times a day. ...Read more

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I get boils (whiteheads) on my chin now and then.Most of the time my chin is dry area and it burns when stretched or scrubbed.Please help.

I get boils (whiteheads) on my chin now and then.Most of the time my chin is dry area and it burns when stretched or scrubbed.Please help.

Several ideas: This may be a form of acne. Keep your hands off of your face. Avoid scrubbing your face which can be irritating to your oil glands. Use a mild antibacterial soap that is moisturizing. Sometimes dairy products makes this worse, so try going dairy free for a few weeks. Tea Tree oil can be effective. Dab a small amount using a cotton tipped swab on each lesion twice a day until they shrink. ...Read more

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I have an odd bump on my chin, it looks like scar tissue and it has a yellow tint to it, it burns and is crusty. What would you think this is?

I have an odd bump on my chin, it looks like scar tissue and it has a yellow tint to it, it burns and is crusty. What would you think this is?

Difficult to say: Seborrheic keratosis versus basal cell carcinoma would be my first guesses but it could be a variety of other possibilities and your best bet is to see a dermatologist for s clinical evaluation. ...Read more

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I had a straight blade shave at the barbershop. I had bleeding spots on chin and bloody razor burns. Have I been exposed to HIV or some disease?

I had a straight blade shave at the barbershop. I had bleeding spots on chin and bloody razor burns. Have I been exposed to HIV or some disease?

It depends: If the blade was new and never used on anyone else, you should be fine. If the blade was used on anyone else, then you might have been exposed to something. A doctor could check your blood for infection if you are worried. ...Read more

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Face burns down middle of face the forehead nose lips and chin not all the time but no rash?

See a doc: Not sure what this is - but could be sun sensitivity (e.g. to a medication) or possibly rosacea. ...Read more