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Doctor insights on: Skin Grease Burn

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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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What should I expect after burning your skin?

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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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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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 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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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