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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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Chemical burn from veet vs. Hot water burn. Is there a difference?

Chemical burn from veet vs. Hot water burn. Is there a difference?

Yes, Veet: Has the chemicals thio glycolic acid and potassium hydroxide, the combination of these breaks the sulfide bonds in keratin facilitating hair removal. If veet gets in the eye the chemicals can cause tissue damage where as a water burn may cause some damage but less so. ...Read more

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I get freezing cold after eating refined carbs ..bread rice etc vasoconstriction .hands turn dark purple,white.lips freezing .paleness.possible cause?

I get freezing cold after eating refined carbs ..bread rice etc vasoconstriction .hands turn dark purple,white.lips freezing .paleness.possible cause?

Unrelated: I am not sure that these two are related. I am unaware of correlation with carbs and vasoconstriction. Purple hands are something that you may want to have looked into though as this can be sign of some vasculitis or other internal process. ...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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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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Other than infant sunscreen & lotion, shade hats, & cool clothing, what can I bring to protect from sun burn?

Other than infant sunscreen & lotion, shade hats, & cool clothing, what can I bring to protect from sun burn?

Sunburn prevention: Don't forget sunglasses, and to avoid exposure between 10AM-4PM. Umbrellas help, too. Remember the shade moves with the sun, especially if a child is in a shaded stroller. http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/sunburn/basics/prevention/con-20031065 ...Read more

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Chemical burn from veet v hot water burn, how can I tell the difference?

It may not be...: Possible to tell the difference. Some chemical burns have a characteristic appearance, but most are indistinguishable from thermal burns. ...Read more

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Can heat lamps cause skin cancer? I work at mcdonald's and our fry station uses heat lamps.

Can heat lamps cause skin cancer? I work at mcdonald's and our fry station uses heat lamps.

Unlikely: Heat lamps put out infrared light which keeps the food and your hands warm when under the lamp. Skin cancer can be caused by uv light, just like in sunlight, and heat lamps are not designed to emit uv light. ...Read more

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How many calories are in deep dish vs thin crust pizza slice?

How many calories are in deep dish vs thin crust pizza slice?

How thick or thin?: Of course it all depends on how you define these thicknesses and how big a slice. In general, estimates are a difference of about 100-200 calories per slice. But that yummyness may be worth it. ...Read more

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Could a sea salt eye flush heal chemical burns?

Could a sea salt eye flush heal chemical burns?

Would not : Remember the old adage of rubbing salt in a wound? Use only saline if you use a salt containing product but clear clean water is the best. Mild cleansing with mild soap and water will help keep the bacterial load down. See your doctor for complete care. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Can dangerous chemicals leach from stainless steel pan you've had 10 yrs if you cook on very high heat? It tasted of chemicals & food stuck to bottom

Can dangerous chemicals leach from stainless steel pan you've had 10 yrs if you cook on very high heat? It tasted of chemicals & food stuck to bottom

Burnt food: It is unlikely that any chemicals leached from a stainless steel pan that has been in use for years. The taste is more likely to be from burnt food. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Drink enough water daily so that your urine is mostly colorless. Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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Lip balm irritation. Inner lip only frm lip balm (petroleum jelly, beeswax & shea butter based, all fragrance free). Same feel after eating spicy food?

Lip balm irritation. Inner lip only frm lip balm (petroleum jelly, beeswax & shea butter based, all fragrance free). Same feel after eating spicy food?

Lips: You can suffer from irritation from using lip balm especially those with flavoring or petroleum based. It can also come from contact with other irritants you may be eating, chewing, or sucking including meds. However, if the inflammation is only on the inner lip, you may be suffering from a form of lichen planis. Common site. No cure just control. Talk to dentist. Research affliction. ...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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Chemical burn from overusing acne face wash? Any home remedies?

Chemical burn from overusing acne face wash? Any home remedies?

FACE WASH BURN: You have a fire on your face! how do you put out a fire? Water! warm (not hot or cold) compresses with plain warm water every 3 or 4 hours with a soft cloth. Apply for 3 or 4 minutes. At night, use buttpaste on the "burn." send me a thank you note. ...Read more