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Small Scald Burn
My skin has peeled after a small scald burn but the new skin is a little bit lighter and slightly rose. Will it return to my normal color! .
Probably...: But most scars don't fully heal for 6 months to a year. ...Read more
I've small scald burn 9 ds ago, at 1st its erythematous and painful, I apply silver sulphadiazene, now skin's roughand brown. It doesn't peel, is it normal?
Aquaphor: Apply vaseline or aquaphor to the area twice a day. This should improve the dryness. The brown discoloration should disappear with time. Be patient. ...Read more
I've small scald burn 9 ds ago, 1st erythematous and painful, apply silver sulphadiazene, now top skin's rough, brown, a little wrinkled, still not peeled?
I've small scald burn 9 ds ago, 1st its erythematous and painful, I apply silver sulphadiazene, now top skin's rough, brown, a little wrinkled, doesn't peel?
Healing: It sounds like you had a first degree verging second degree burn that is now healing. Do not peel it and as the deeper parts of skin continue to heal, that small area should start to slough off and it should be fine. ...Read more
I got a small scald burn 13 days ago. It's erythematous painful, so I apply silver sulphadiazene. Now the top skin layer is rough, brown, a little wrinkled, and doesn't peel. What's happening?
Aloe vera: Pure aloe vera topically.Get a more detailed answer ›
How can I treat a steam burn? I got scalded by steam while I was cooking. What can I do to reduce the pain?
Apply sylvadene to the burn twice daily.
Sylvadene is very soothing and will facilitate healing of the burned area. Sylvadenethis is used at the burn centers. The fact that it hurts is good, it means that it is a second degree burn, therefore it will completely heal. ...Read more
My skin turned light pink after my skin peeled from a scald burn. Will my skin ever return to its normal color?
Scalding injury: I have good news for you! The fact that you did not get any ulcers in the skin and that the skin came off in sheets, means that you probably had totally in the area second-degree burn. The pinkness is the widening temporarily of blood vessels in the wounded area. ...Read more
My skin has peeled after a scald burn. But the new skin is normal but its texture's. More smooth and a little bit pink. Is iit normal.
Burn: Sounds completely normal. Give it time and keep it protected from the sunlight. ...Read more
My skin became a little bit lighter after my skin peeled from a scald burn. Will my skin ever return to its normal color?
Possibly: It depends on the depth of the burn and your natural skin color. If the burn healed within 10 days it is more likely that the color will eventually return to normal. If it took longer or your natural skin color is dark it is less likely. ...Read more
Toungue, burning as if scalded, also deep cracks running up & down toungue. Doesn't hurt or burn @ tip or back of toungue only in middle section. Foo?
My skin has peeled after a scald burn but now I've a mild erythema. Is it normal! What can I use to reduce this erythema!
Try application of: Aloe vera directly from the plant. Most lotions containing it - have too low a %. ...Read more
Third degree burn advice Scalded age 1, thick skin over 80% of chest - very tight. Scared to workout (stretching) any options/surgery out there?
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
I have 2nd degree burns on dorsum of hand with boiling oil spilt. Skin scalded how to keep wound open or covered.48 hrs now. Serous fluid still coming?
I swallowed burning hot soup two days ago and scalded my throat. It is still very painful, difficult to swallow & speak. Is there anything I can do?
See doctor: You should see your doctor, as you may need some treatment depending upon the severity of the burns. Bland diet, no hard or crunchy foods (chips, toast, pretzels, etc.), lots of fluids. No very hot (temp.) or spicy foods / liquids. Warm salt water rinses / gargles may help sooth this. No anesthetics, as they will likely irritate it and / or allow you to eat harmful foods. No mouthwash. Good luck. ...Read more