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Skin Burn From Nair
Skin burns: Old terminology: 1st degree=tender, reddened skin; 2nd degree: painful redness & blisters; 3rd degree: waxy, white skin with loss of feeling; 4th degree: muscle and bone involvement. Now termed partial thickness and full thickness burns. Severity also depends on amount of skin involved & location: face, hands, genitals more significant than patch on arm & should be treated by doc/er. ...Read more
1st degree is just redness, but no blisters.
2nd degree is blisters and any open skin wounds you have. They hurt.
3rd degree burns do not hurt and usually went through all the skin layers.
4th degree burns- burns through muscle and bone.
See your doctor if you have 2nd or greater. Aloe Vera for 1st. ...Read more
Silvadene (silver sulfadiazine):
If first degree burn, often cool compresses and steroid cream may be sufficient.
If second degree burn, Silvadene (silver sulfadiazine) cream provides zinc oxide for healing and protection along with a topical antibiotic - provided you are not allergic to Sulfa.
keeper covered with cotton wrap and change daily. Seek medical attention asap if any symptoms/signs of infection. Take care! ...Read more
Not really: Burns are the response of the tissues to injury from heat. It is simply inflammation which means increase blood flow to the area to promote healing. Depth determines care. Do not use 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. ...Read more
Ease up!: You are probably pressing too hard as you pull the razor across your face, and you're removing a layer of skin cells along with your beard. Ease up. The other possibility is that you are having either an allergic or a direct irritant reaction to some component of the lotion; try a different one. ...Read more
Clean it: Clean the area with water and apply vazeline twice a day until it heals. If the area becomes red or painful you should see a doctor to be sure it is not infected. If some bits of the asphalt or seen in your skin after it has healed they can be removed by a laser known as the ruby or the alexandrite. These persistent particles if they occur are called traumatic tattoos. ...Read more
I am in marketing field, so most of time have to go on field for meeting, affects in skin burn or tan. Suggest for glowing skin?
I'm not sure I: Completely grasp you question. Think you saying you have to travel a lot for work and are at risk of sun exposure? Goal is looking healthy without dangerous UV exposure. Do apply a daily product with at least 30 SPF sun block. Perhaps you want to try one with a little bronzer or chemical self-tanner in it so you can achieve a healthy glow. Hope this helps:) ...Read more
Need more info: Do you mean skin feel like burning or actually a physical burn? Need more info and history ...Read more
Allergies?: Perhaps you are allergic or sensitive to one of the ingredients. Change and see what happens. ...Read more
So many reasons: There are so many reasons you can experience these symptoms. Have you tried any new detergents or body washes? Have you been traveling or exposed to any new substances? These symptoms could be related to any number of problems, so I urge you to visit your primary care physician or even your dermatologist for further analysis. ...Read more
Stop methoxaslen: It is difficult to work with liquid without experiencing burns. Use prescition strength steroid cream to decrease inflammation and if tolerated a peeling cream such as urea or retin a (tretinoin) can help lighten darkened areas. Excimer laser is safer for treating vitiligo-see ramed. Com. ...Read more
Fast Healing: The real question is what not to do that slows down healing. Avoid using alcohol, peroxide, hibiclens, betadine, and bleach solutions. Inflammation (red, hot, swollen, tender) is important to healing so anti-inflammatories (motrin, advil) are bad. Cover the area with a clean dressing changed every other day and protected from trauma. Antibiotics do not help healing unless it is truly infected. ...Read more
Exfoliating: Some creams have exfoliating ingredients that peel off the old skin to bring out the new skin. This can feel irritating like a skin burn. If your skin is literally burned, stop using the product. This is called a chemical burn. ...Read more
Sucralfate: I recommend using sucralfate. There is a company, avene, that has this in an cream type form called "cicalfate". Speeds healing very nicely. ...Read more
Binding: Tight bandages or bindings will decrease blood flow as well as cause some local irritation. On removing "shaper" the bound area will have a reactive hyperemia with increased blood flow ofter perceived as "burning". Possible allergy to the material or infectious process such as "ringworm" should be considered. Possibly too tight? ...Read more
What could make random parts of my skin burn like what feels like carpet burn? But no sign of redness or anything.
Burning skin: You could possibly be suffering from polyneuropathy. Imwould lso be checked out for MS ...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
Would sudocream help make my skin burn heal quicker. It seems to help? My skin is past peeling stage but is pinkish in some areas underneath.
Probably not: It will just make it feel better. ...Read more
I believe I have an allergic skin reaction to the strong indian cooking odor from an adjacent apartment. My skin burns and gets red. What can I do?
Unlikely: A skin reaction has to be from contact to something you applied on it or from something you ingested or took, such as food or medication. It cannot occur from a smell. ...Read more