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Should calamine lotion burn on a sun burn?

Should calamine lotion burn on a sun burn?

If the: Preparation you are using contains ALCOHOL it may burn on raw skin...READ THE LABEL! Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more

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My skin has stubborn red burn marks from salicylic acid?

My skin has stubborn red burn marks from salicylic acid?

Happy Skin: Skin is the major protection of our delicate internal tissues from a harsh environment, it is susceptible to injury itself. Sun, shaving and many chemicals are very irritating as well as constant exposure to moisture reduces protective skin oils and sets the skin up for injury. The trick is to apply good protective skin cream frequently and minimize ongoing damage. Clean it using gentle means. ...Read more

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Will chemical burn leave scar?

Will chemical burn leave scar?

Possibly: The depth of a burn determines whether a scar will be left, no matter what the cause. A shallow burn will not leave a scar but the skin color will be changed. Deeper burns cause proportionately more severe scarring. ...Read more

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Can i put silvadene (silver sulfadiazine) cream on small burn with denuded skin?

Can i put silvadene (silver sulfadiazine) cream on small burn with denuded skin?

Second-degree burns: ... Will heal on their own, given good wound care and good nutrition. Burns on the face should be gooped up with antibiotic ointment several times a day; no dressings are necessary. Burn wounds elsewhere can have antibiotic ointment or silver sulfadiazine (silvadene) applied and then dressed with dressing changes daily in conjunction with a bath/shower. ...Read more

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Hot water burn on nose will it scar?

Hot water burn on nose will it scar?

Usually not: Most burns to the nose heal very well. The exception is burns that are full or nearly full thickness. These require plastic surgery for the best results. ...Read more

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How to treat dry skin....Ive tried cocoa butter lotion, hair grease, hair oil, drink plenty of water but my skin still looks dry....

How to treat dry skin....Ive tried cocoa butter lotion, hair grease, hair oil, drink plenty of water but my skin still looks dry....

Get checked....: ...By your doctor for illness that can cause dry skin--mainly hypothyroidism--rule that out as a cause. Try using a vaporizer where you sleep. Shower in warm, not hot water. What are you taking 2 anti fungal drugs for? Could they be having some effect on your skin? See a dermatologist if necessary. ...Read more

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Could vaseline heal nair burns?

Could vaseline heal nair burns?

Nair Skin burn: It could help to keep skin moisturized. Options – use washcloth soaked in cold water or even ice water as a compress x 15 minutes. No not apply ice directly to skin. Petroleum based lubricants/ jellies/ lotions (aquaphor ointment, vaseline) can help to maintain moisture. Hydrocortisone cream can be applied for significant inflammation. For blistering – consult with your doctor. ...Read more

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Scald burn scars on legs.. Should I use sun cream or cover?

Unless minor, see: Doctor for wound care and prescription burn cream (silvadene). Antibiotics are usually not prescribed unless infection develops, and wound care instructions are critical. If small, use bacitracin, daily gentle cleansing, and non-stick bandages until healed. Do not use butter. If blisters break remove the dead skin and keep clean and protected as above. In doubt? See your doctor! do it wrong: scar! ...Read more

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Does glycerine increases clogging pores & skin comrdogenic for oily skin ?

Does glycerine increases clogging pores & skin comrdogenic for oily skin ?

Glycerin & Pores: For most people, glycerin will not clog pores and is defined as non-comedogenic. However, some individuals with conditions linked to clogged pores (i.e. acne), may experience worsening of their condition with glycerin. Additive ingredients may also help or cause further clogging of pores (comedogenic). It is best to seek evaluation from a medical provider for an accurate assessment. ...Read more

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Will black olive burn the fat?

Will black olive burn the fat?

No - there are no : Short cuts to fat loss. Eat healthfully ; be physically active. Aim for 7.5 to 8 hrs of sleep / night. Hydrate w at least 64 oz of water / day. Calories burned must > calories consumed. Do both cardio ; weight training. ...Read more

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Can peroxide burn your skin?

Can peroxide burn your skin?

IT DOESN'T: The only real use for peroxide is to help wash stuff out of a dirty wound. It doesn't kill bacteria even as much as a topical antibiotic. It will even damage healing tissue. Does it bubble when 'germs' are present? No, it just bubbles peroxide is water with an extra oxygen atom. This is weakly attached and wants to come off hence the bubbling. Bacteria? No it will bubble on clean glass. ...Read more

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Incredibly dry bikini area with razor burn help?

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Incredibly dry bikini area with razor burn help?

Red bumps: I recommend letting your doctor look at it, to treat any possible infection. ...Read more

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Can psoriasis moisturizer get rid of razor burn?

Can psoriasis moisturizer get rid of razor burn?

Agree w Dr. Krauser: Insure you use fresh, sharp blades vice dull blades. If hair is > several mm long – then trim before shaving. Wash area before shaving – warm water helps to soften hair. Use a lubricant when shaving. Avoid using products that contain alcohol or are scented. Shave in direction of the hair – not against it. Be gentle when shaving – don’t push down too hard. Moisturize skin after shaving. Consider > ...Read more

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Dry blotchy skin on face and moisturice daily and burns?

Dry blotchy skin on face and moisturice daily and burns?

VisualDX : Hi, it’s hard to say without a picture but there is a great app that may be able to help you get a diagnosis without being seen in person by a dermatologist. The app is called VisualDX and is one of the best, if not the best out there. Many clinicians, including myself, use it. Just snap a photo and it gives you a list of possible diagnoses. Good luck! ...Read more

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Red skin & dry chaffing around upper lip area.Cant shave moustache?

Red skin & dry chaffing around upper lip area.Cant shave moustache?

Rash in moustache: Seborrheic dermatitis is common in the moustache/beard area as well as scalp, central face, chest and back. Washing the area gently with a dandruff shampoo may help. If this does not help or if there are open sores or pustules, please see your dermatologist for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Will grass burns scar?

Will grass burns scar?

Depends injury/Rx : I assume you are asking about friction burns. If the wound is superficial ; does not have any dirt or other particlate matter embedded in it, is kept clean ; slightly moist and covered, and heals within 10-14 days, and the ensuing reddish area is protected by use of sunblock ; scar care creams then majority of these wounds heal with little or no sequelae. See a plastic surgeon, if concerned. ...Read more

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Is aloe vera lotion good for body skin such as even skin tone smooth skin & blemishes ?

Is aloe vera lotion good for body skin such as even skin tone smooth skin & blemishes ?

Not necessarily: Aloe (straight from the plant) can be helpful for healing burns or abrasions. But it is not an acne treatment. Some people can have significant sensitivity to aloe. Take care. ...Read more

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Best way to avoid scarring from bacon grease burn?

Best way to avoid scarring from bacon grease burn?

Depends on severity: (third degree did the burn turn red (1st degree) blister (2nd degree) or turn black/white (3rd degree) 1st degree keep moist it should clear without scar. If small blisters protect it, it is likely to be ok if worse especially large area get medical help noting it probably will scar but good wound care will minimize it. ...Read more

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What happens to the skin during burns?

What happens to the skin during burns?

An injury: The seriousness of the injury depends on how deeply the skin is injured: a superficial burn is like a sunburn and will generally heal quickly, perhaps with a little peeling. A full thickness burn extends through the entire thickness of the skin and will not heal on its own except by scarring and contracture. Between these two extremes are partial thickness burns-some heal, some don't. ...Read more

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Burning my head unbalanced 2 weeks pain?

Burning my head unbalanced 2 weeks pain?

Get checked quick!: Head pain with trouble balancing that has not gone away needs to be checked soon: in the next few days, to find out what is going on. If the pain or balance trouble worsens, go to an ER. ...Read more

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What should I expect after burning your skin?

Many variable: It depends on the depth of the burn - 1st, 2nd, or 3rd degree, and if your skin is pigmented. Usually, the skin will turn red and / or hyperpigmented. ...Read more

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My skin feels like it’s on fire and burning internally.

Neurologic: If there is no obvious skin lesion or flushing on the skin surface, the problem may be neurologic and a neurology consult may be necessary. In the meanwhile, try apply a moisturizer on your skin twice daily with at least one application <3 minutes after bathing to see if this helps. ...Read more

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Laced pot head burning ?

Laced pot head burning ?

Laced with what?: Pot (marijuana) has been known to be laced with a huge number of things, depending on what the dealer is trying to accomplish with his prey. If simpy wants to use less pot and add a filler, it may be baking soda. If wants victims to get hooked to heavier stuff, he (or she) will add Cocaine or heroine or hallucinogen. Addiction prone person need be expose only once, which then is the new craving. ...Read more

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Can peroxide burn your skin?

IT DOESN'T: The only real use for peroxide is to help wash stuff out of a dirty wound. It doesn't kill bacteria even as much as a topical antibiotic. It will even damage healing tissue. Does it bubble when 'germs' are present? No, it just bubbles peroxide is water with an extra oxygen atom. This is weakly attached and wants to come off hence the bubbling. Bacteria? No it will bubble on clean glass. ...Read more

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How to care my after burn skin?

What kind of burn?: What kind of burn is it? Is it from too much sun, or is it from touching something hot? Is it 1st degree, 2nd degree? ...Read more

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My fore skin is burning what to do?

Foreskin: Burning of the foreskin may represent a skin infection or tightness of the skin. Keeping the area clean is essential. If the skin becomes too tight to go over the head of the penis, or if there are signs of infection, see a uroiogist. ...Read more

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How are freon burns to skin treated?

How are freon burns to skin treated?

Depends: It depends on the depth of the burn. For partial thickness burns, they are cleansed and treated with a medicated cream and dressed. ...Read more

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How can I prepare skin for hot sauce burn?

Hot pepper burns: Washing the skin with dish soap or hand
degreaser can help dissolve the oils that contain Capsaicinoids. Soaking in water with corn starch will also help to remove oil from the skin. ...Read more

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How can I treat chemical burns on my head?

How can I treat chemical burns on my head?

Chemical burns: Although burns are burns, chemical burns pose the additional problem that the insult can continue after the exposure. It is important to thoroughly wash and remove/neutralize any trace of the chemical agent. Once the area is clean, depending on the severity of the burn, treatment can be done appropriately. See a specialist. ...Read more

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How do I get a tan without burning the skin?

How do I get a tan without burning the skin?

Spray tan: There is no such thing as a "healthy tan". In fact, any tan at all means that there has been damage to the cells in your skin, damage that predisposes to premature aging and skin cancers. Spray tanning will give you a darker hue at no risk of uv induced damage. ...Read more

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What medications can make skin feel like a burn?

What medications can make skin feel like a burn?

Photo sensitizing: Certain photo sensitizing agents can make you sun sensitive and cause you to burn more easily when exposed to uv light. Some examples include doxycycline, some diuretics, retinoids, as well as medications such as psoralens. Note that these are just some examples and by no means is that list complete. ...Read more

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I have burning sensation on fore head what do i do?

I have burning sensation on fore head what do i do?

Hard to say: May be due to various causes. It would be more helpful if you give more information: How long has it been present? Does it last all day? If not, how long each time. Where in the forehead: in the center vs on either side of forehead? Are there any other symptoms: fever, trouble with vision or any other symptoms? "Burning" type pain often signifies a problem with a local nerve to the involved area. ...Read more

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Can stress cause a burning on the skin sensation ?

Can stress cause a burning on the skin sensation ?

Possibly: Burning on the skin is called a paresthesia. That means is a perversion of normal sensation. If it is just an localized area like your legs it could be a peripheral neuropathy like diabetics ofttimes get. ...Read more

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What's the significance of second degree skin burns?

What's the significance of second degree skin burns?

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 more

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My friend got second degree skin burns. Why is that?

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 more

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What is the definition or description of: Skin burns?

What is the definition or description of: Skin burns?

Skin burns: Skin burns = thermal injuries to the outermost tissue covering the body. ...Read more