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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
Irradiation is the process by which an object is exposed to radiation. The exposure can originate from various sources, including natural sources. Most frequently the term refers to ionizing radiation, and to a level of radiation that will serve a specific purpose, rather than radiation exposure to normal ...Read more
Conservative: Radiation for cancer, especially before selective therapy to the tumor minimizing injury was introduced, produced severe side effects at times. Gamma knife and Cyberknife have reduced the complications of radiation burns and radiation dermatitis These are treated with topical steroids and emollient creams. Skin washing with a mild, unscented soap can also be employed. ...Read more
Tincture of time : Radiation is a toxic treatment and there fore ought to reserved for cases in which cure by surgery alone is unlikely. Supportive care is the ticket and although i've had some anecdotal improvement in radiation skin change with off- label drug use radiation permanently damages dna can worsen with time. Radiation causes cancer so judicious use is an art in which injury cannot always be avoided f. ...Read more
Topical creams help: Avoid sun exposure to the area. If your physician advises, add thin layers of aloe, hydrocortisone, or silvadene creams. If the area is moist (like in the groin area) keep it dry by wearing loose or no clothing over the area. Don't scratch! never go to a tanning bed! ...Read more
They will heal thems: Any radiation burns heal with time, typically in 24 weeks after finishing radiotherapy. In the meantime you could take some pain medicines or use some local medication for throat pain. Your radiation oncologist can help. He /she is your guide for any problems/issues. ...Read more
Perineal radiation burn skin is comin off&burns a lot anus pains too while excretion.What is d best way to cure it?It is area between buttocks.Not cured wd gentian violet&lysine hydrochloride cream.
Protect to heal: Friction and constant exposure to moisture (sweat) reduces protective skin oils is the cz. Underwear may also contribute by bunching or itself causing friction. Trying different undergarments, applying thick protective skin cream, stop intense activity for a while and see. A thin hydrocolloid dressing ( ex. Duoderm) applied to each side 2-3 x/wk) prevents friction and promotes healing. ...Read more
Not really: Sunburns act like any other thermal burn. Radiation injuries are different in that the damage continues after the radiation exposure. Sunburns heal. ...Read more
This is light of extremely short wavelengths typically produced either among the stars / in cosmic rays or by radioactive element decay. Gamma rays form the background of normal radiation in which we all live; it is substantially greater than the exposure we get from imaging scans or should get from ...Read more
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