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Skin Damage Starts At What Degree
Can a damaged macular, when the damage is at the focal point in one eye cause amblyopia over time?
Depends: Depends on Age of person. If younger than 12-13 it can. ...Read more
It varies a lot: This depends on the source of the heat, temperature and duration of contact. One reference quotes the following: hot water causes third degree burns… …in 1 second at 156º …in 2 seconds at 149º …in 5 seconds at 140º …in 15 seconds at 133º the very young and elderly are more suceptable. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Post burn erythema after exposure to the sun. 5/28 sunburn anterior ankle. 1st degree deep red w/some patching of Redpurple. Peeled and now stuck red. How to heel perm redness?
What is the probable cause of sudden anoutbreak of 3 by 5 blisters all over the body, , then bursting, leaving exposed flesh burns & icu burn center?
Could be: Could be from medication infection or problem with immune system. ...Read more
NO: Just let your body's own healing mechanisms play out. There's no benefit from bursting the blisters, and you could actually be doing yourself a disservice. Good luck. ...Read more
Will burn scars that deep 2nd degree fade in color over time? The burn is 3 month old scar. When do they stop fading?
Does the itch from hypertrophic scar caused by second degree burn ever go away? And what about the purple reddish color? If so, approx how long ?
Sometimes: It can take a year for the body to heal a second degree burn. The faster it heals the less likely a hypertrophic scar forms. If you have persistent vascular color and itching, additional scar treatment may help. Check in with your doctor to see what will help in your case. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am experiencing skin rash (quality: flaking or scaling) . The following also describes me: Skin redness or irritation. What should I do? The rashes are joint and turned into white patches. Will the skin ever forn vack ? Its at hairline neck face
Some of the nail beds on my fingers have fully separated from the surrounding skin & the free edge grows outward. Is the damage possible to reverse?
Third degree burn advice
Scalded age 1, thick skin over 80% of chest - very tight. Scared to workout (stretching) any options/surgery out there?
Does it persist?: Sunburn has been shown to increase the risk of developing skin cancer many years later. Sunburn does not cause immediate cancer. Severe sunburn my require treatment by a physician or specialist. Was there was a skin lesion before the sunburn, or has it changed? Or if your skin does not heal or there is a persistent lesion, have it examined. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Head injury with swelling around eyes and at point of lash and swelling spreading. Wat should I apply to the injury?
Ice: Have someone with you for awhile. Ice to reduce bleeding, rest sitting up, unless fuzzy. If unconscious at all go to er. What was cause? ...Read more
What is metastasis and at what stage during the devolopment of lung cancer does it start to occur?
Distant spread: A tumor is said to have metastasized when it spreads to a distant site through lymphatics or blood vessels. The molecular changes in the tumor associated with ability to metastasize vary with different tumors and are not clearly defined. In some types of lung cancers, metastases can occur even before cancer becomes detectable by x-ray. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Why do I feel hot... And my skin feels hot when its only 67 degrees here in utah and i took my temperature and it is only 97.9 unusually weird ?
Heat Sensation: There are many causes for "feeling hot" under the skin. It can be associated with the development of problems with your thyroid gland. For this reason, it is a good idea seek medical care. Your physician may then feel that it is necessary to screen for thyroid disease which entails a simple blood test. ...Read more
I've had pain on the right side of my head for 8 weeks now. It came on suddenly and hasn't left. There are varying degrees of pain through the day wor?
Needs to be checked: Headache lasting for 8weeks needs to be evaluated by your Physician.We can not help you with the diagnosis.It can be due to many causes from High Blood Pressure,Sinus infection,Post Traumatic,or a tumor in the brain.Need a detailed History,Physical Examination and if indicated imaging like MRI or Cat Scan to make the Diagnosis and appropriate therapy ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If skin temperature rises above 45 degree centigrade what will someone's core body temperature be?
Core Body Temp: Mbt = 0.64. Tcore + 0.36. Tskin. ...Read more
Wear 1.5 degrees glasses felt pain in the head dr. Corresponding to 2.5, but the pain remained the same thing what must I do ?
I have a most bizarre sensation. My skin is warm to the touch, the room I'm in a comfortable 70 degrees. My face feels as though I'm standing outside ?
Matter of degree: There are 3 degrees of burn-1, 2, and 3 graded by severity. Sunburn would be a typical 1st degree burn, blistering from steam or a hot surface that is very painful would be typical for grade2. In grade3 burns the injury is so severe that the pain nerves are destroyed and paradoxically there is less pain. The crucial factor is how much surface area of the skin is involved. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Injury to skin: 2nd degree burns usually extend into the dermis which can result in scarring depending on how deep the burn is. Usually involves blistering. Caused by heat, chemicals, electricity, fire, light, radiation, friction, trauma. May take several weeks to heal. Need proper wound care, dressings, possibly antibiotics to prevent infection. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
1st degree: What you describe is a 1st degree burn. This is a superficial burns which affects only the epidermis, causing redness and discomfort. 1st degree burns are rarely serious and heal by themselves within days. Common causes of 1st degree burns include sunburns or exposure to hot liquids. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Cream: It depends if the pigmentation is superficial, mixed or deep, Do you have facultative or constiutive pigmentation? Some pigmentation may be related to an imbalance of hormones. Your Dermatologist can actually guide you and provide you information whether the condition you have is actually amenable and likely to respond to skin lightening creams or if you need additional modalities of treatment. ...Read more
How long does skin take to adjust to new temperatures ? I went from being in a cold house to a house that's 80 degrees and i'm really itchy now
Moisturize: Your skin daily to keep the itch under control. ...Read more
Depends: The answer to your question depends on the size of the burn and the depth of the burn. A 3rd degree burn is a full thickness burn involving all layers of the skin. If it can't be excised and closed primarily, it will likely need a skin graft. Some partial thickness burns (2nd degree) may require grafting also if they cannot heal in a reasonable amount of time. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can Colgate 360 Degree Surround Adult Full Head, Soft Manual Toothbrush, 2 pack with the back seal of package slightly open be expired?
Can Colgate 360 Degree Surround Adult Full Head, Soft Manual Toothbrush, 2 pack toothbrush with the back seal of package slightly open be expired?
Return it: The product is supposed to be sealed on purchase to protect the consumer. I would ask for a new one and explain to the merchant the seal was open when you bought this one. ...Read more
I feel nauseous and feverish. My skin is very hot to the touch yet when reading my temperature orally, it's 3 degrees below normal. What's this mean?
It's not bad: As long as you're using the thermometer correctly, then it means you don't have a fever. A sensation of hot skin does not necessarily mean you're running a fever and could be related to dehydration which makes sense in the context of nausea. It may simply be a matter of drinking plenty of fluids and resting until feeling better. ...Read more
I got a second degree sunburn on Saturday the 17 and am getting very blistered skin and I have baseball camp until Thursday and was wondering what I s?
Second degree burn: Once you have a burn of that nature your skin is very sun sensitive being at a camp its going to be hard to avoid the sun but I would put quality broad spectrum sunblock on at all times. Its likely you are reinsuring the previously burned skin ...Read more
Probably not: In the acute phase - probably. However after complete healing - i see no reason why you shouldn't be able to donate. ...Read more
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