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Doctor insights on: What Happens To The Skin After A Grease Burn

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Dr. Charles Breaux
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Burns (Definition)

To the skin and possibly deeper structures. 1st-degree is into the epidermis, or top layer of the skin. 2nd-degree is into the dermis, or bottom layer of the skin. 3rd-degree is all the way through the skin. 4th-degree is into deeper ...Read more


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What happens to the skin surgically removed after extreme weight loss? Is it used for burn victims or just thrown away and wasted?

It's wasted for now.: Presently we throw it away but soon there would be ways to send it to skin banks for it to be used as dermal graft. It's really a matter of safety because people don't have to get all the necessary testing to get their tommy tuck after wait loss. Therefore the skin is not considered safe to be use as a graft. ...Read more

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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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How to care my after burn skin?

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 skin is burning after using nair! It left 3 very small openings in my skin, and those areas burn, what do I do?

My skin is burning after using nair! It left 3 very small openings in my skin, and those areas burn, what do I do?

Cortaide: Switch to a differnt product.....Go to the drug store and put some cortaide on the irritated area ...Read more

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What to do if I have problem is I have very fair skin and when I tan in the sun I burn quick and easy. what would happen if I go tanning in a booth?

What to do if I have problem is I have very fair skin and when I tan in the sun I burn quick and easy. what would happen if I go tanning in a booth?

Similar effect: If you normally burn easily with natural sunlight, you would probably have the same experience with a tanning light. Explore sunless tanners, they are much safer. Best wishes. ...Read more

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How long to repigment my skin after chemical burn?

How long to repigment my skin after chemical burn?

Chemical burn: It all depends on the thickness of the burn. Pigment cells are on the dermis and if killed by the burn, pigment may not return. ...Read more

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How can you treat minor skin burn after applying ice on it?

How can you treat minor skin burn after applying ice on it?

Anti-inflammatory: After cooling down burn with ice, recommend covering it with sterile gauze bandage as well as taking an over the counter anti-inflammatory medicine such as Ibuprofen or other non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medicine. ...Read more