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What Does Sulfuric Acid Do Your Skin
Burn: It will burn the skin badly.Get a more detailed answer ›
Wash it off: right away. Neutralize the remaining acid on your skin with a paste of baking sofa and water. If the burn appears serious go to the ER at your local hospital. If not, wash and dry the area and apply Neomycin cream to prevent infection. Cover the area loosely and keep it clean. ...Read more
Yes: This is a strong inorganic acid and could be corrosive if too much or too concentrated an amount is inhaled. Your eyes are an early warning for this and will get painful and tear filled with exposure. Next would be the lungs with spasms of coughing. ...Read more
It depends: If it is a superficial (i.e., 1st- or 2nd-degree) burn, it will heal on its own within 3 weeks. If it is a full-thickness (i.e., 3rd-degree) burn, it will only heal on its own from the sides if it is very small or narrow. Otherwise, a 3rd-degree burn would need to be skin-grafted. If the wound is not healed after 3 weeks of good wound care, see a general, plastic, or burn surgeon. ...Read more
I just changed the battery in my truck and got sulfuric acid all over my hands, how long before I can use my hands again?
When comfortable : There should not be anything contagious about this mishap. ...Read more
Sulfuric acid just splashed into my dads eyes and they were badly injured. Doc says the chemical will start reacting after some days. Plz suggest..
Start reacting?: I am not sure what start reacting means. Acid burns are dramatic, painful and sulfuric acid is one of the more dangerous. HOwever, acid burns coagulate tissue which blocks penetration, so unless the acid was very concentrated, your did will probably do OK in the long run. I hope he has seen an ophthalmologist (not optometrist) and will be received proper topical medical care. ...Read more
Plz suggest some remedies for the recovery of eye injury due to sulfuric acid. It has damaged the eyes badly. plz any useful suggestions..??
Not 4 us 2 say here.: This is serious & needs the care of an ophthalmologist right away. ...Read more
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