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Polyfax Ointment For Face Wax Burn
I just got a hot wax done on my face for the first time & it left burn marks. I have a big day coming up in 4 days and I don't know how to treat it.
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 more
For how many days will the redness on my face remain after the dead skin removed due to burn from waxing?
Up to 2 weeks: Depends upon the degree of injury from waxing. ...Read more
Hi. How to remobe brown burn scars marks completely on face caused by hot knife on face by a woman while waxing?
Scar care: Mederma is an excellent scar therapy. Use as directed with short course of light application followed with observation for reaction or rash. After no adverse reaction, you may see an improvement within a short period of time. A dermatology consult may be recommended as other more serious conditions may be underlying. ...Read more
Hello, I got a wax burn on my cheeks. They are very red and hurt a little. Will hydrogel dressings (which kind) and/or silicone sheets work for face?
Yes: Sometimes just frequent applications of Vaseline will work also. ...Read more
Face burn due to waxing how to teat this my face turned dark red. What can I apply on face desonide cream will work?
I have a visible wax burn on my face it is red, does not pain or have any blisters how do I get rid of it and how much time will it take?
1st degree burn: You've just described a 1st degree burn which takes about 3-6d, let's say a wk, to heal, on average (check http://familydoctor. Org/familydoctor/en/prevention-wellness/staying-healthy/first-aid/first-aid-burns. Html for tips on burn care). 2nd degree burns, which tend to blister, may take 2-3wks while full thickness 3rd degree burns take even more time than that. ...Read more
Maybe: Is the burn recent? Then use vaseline or Aquaphor. If it is fully healed but still red, the steroid may be useful. ...Read more
I got burned by waxing, I applied an antibiotic ointment and Aloe sap to the burn it is the next day and the burn is brown, will I have a scar?
As I shown to my dermatologist he said its a chemical burn which caused by wax trips ready to use. Told to use proceroid d onitment 5 times a day.
Burn: Could be chemical or heat burn. Follow dermatologist's advice. Once starts to heal can use vitamin E oil to avoid scarring. If skin burns ice is helpful. Do not put ice directly though. Hope you heal fast and heal well. Oral consumption of Vitamin A, D and C in natural form are helpful for skin healing. ...Read more
What is the best ointment/cream to heal hair dye burns on the face? I have two very small burns because I didn't wipe it off right away and they hurt!
Burn: The easiest thing you can do is apply neosporin which will act as barrier to prevent infection and allow healing to occur while help soothing the ache. If you continue with pain definitely consult your primary doctor. ...Read more
Burning face pain - bilateral. No diagnosis. Taking gabapentin. Doesn't always work. Can I use lidocaine ointment USP 5% on my face? Thank you.
“diagnosis” is defined as identifying the nature or cause of something. Without a diagnosis, its just a guessing game. You can use Lidocaine patch 5%; applying the prescribed number of patches, usually only once a day for up to 12 hours or as directed by your treated doctor.
Rec see pain management or orofacial pain specialist for diagnosis and medication adjustment. ...Read more
I was using a chemical peel yesterday and it burned face so I went to ER they gave me ointment. Will the 1st degree burn go away within this week?
At home chemical peels yourself, unless you have specific training in them.
With proper care, your burn should resolve in a week. ...Read more
My 3 year old son was splattered in the face by bacon gease an his nose is peeling an leaking I had put some burn ointment an it looks tan scabbed?
Why does neosporin and triple antibiotic ointment cause skin irritation to the penis like pain, burning and boil like pimples near the head?
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
I very badly burned inbetween my eyebrows and under my eyebrows through waxing, how long will the burns stay bright red for?
Burn or allergic?: Wax allergy is unheard of but if you have a burn, only time will heal it although some have touted aloe or Arnica oil to be beneficial. The most important thing is to sure that you keep the area clean to prevent infection. If the area burnt is extensive, a topical antibiotic cream may be considered. ...Read more
I got my skin burns with a hot wax. Its a 3rd degree burn......Plz suggest me some medicine or a home remedie medicine. ....?
SImple basic care: Burns are response of the tissues to injury from heat. It is simply inflammation which means increase blood flow to promote healing. Depth determines care. Use of ice worsens already injured skin. Cool water soaks help as can taking anti-inflammation medicines like Motrin or advil (ibuprofen). Avoid any further damage as this can cause scarring. Good skin cream applied daily/gently helps, keep it covered. ...Read more
Hot wax from a mosquito repellent splashed on my foot about 3 hours ago & even now it is still burning.....nothing seems to be able to cool it down...
I had a Brazilian wax about 4 days ago and now the area where she waxed and my upper inside thighs are red burning and itchy.?
Probable allergy: It sounds like you may have had had an allergic reaction to something in the wax or something applied to your skin after the wax. I would try putting 1% Hydrocortisone cream, available over the counter, on the area twice a day. I would not put anything else on it. Sometimes when people are in this situation, their good intentions wind up making things worse. If not better, contact your md. ...Read more