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What should you do if you have a pretty small second degree burn?

What should you do if you have a pretty small second degree burn?

See answer: The most important thing about burns is preventing infection. Make sure you keep the area clean, use a topical antibiotic cream 2-3 times a day. Any worseing pain, redness, prulent discharge, increased warmth around the skin, or red streaks, ...Then seek medical attention. Good luck. ...Read more

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How do I know if its a first or second degree burn?

How do I know if its a first or second degree burn?

Burns stage: First degree is red tender like a sunburn with no blisters and heals without a problem. Second degree is deeper involves the epidermis and part of dermis layer of the skin if all the dermis is burned it is third degree second usually heals but if deep dermis can leave scars or pigment changes. ...Read more

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How do I know if I have a second degree burn?

How do I know if I have a second degree burn?

Blisters, pain: Second degree burns are typically very red, blistered, and more painful. First degree burns are usually just red and may be painful as well. ...Read more

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Do you think I should cover a third degree burn while sleeping?

Do you think I should cover a third degree burn while sleeping?

Silvadene (silver sulfadiazine) at least.: 3rd degree burns are not to be trifled with. This is by definition full thickness skin loss that left untreated can lead to infection, damage to underlying structures (such as tendons), loss of function from scar contractures, and even death depending on the size. If you have a 3rd degree burn really of any size you should be seen by a health professional with significant burn experience. ...Read more

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I have moderate aplastic anemia i really want to have a baby but i'm not sure if its safe or not. What are the risks and what do you think I should do?

I have moderate aplastic anemia i really want to have a baby but i'm not sure if its safe or not. What are the risks and what do you think I should do?

Probably safe: You need to discuss with your doctor. Is your aa in remission? Are you requiring transfusions? What about any other health problems? Lots of unknowns. My understanding is that transfusion requirements might go up during pregnancy but most of the time it is safe if you are well compensated when you get pregnant. ...Read more

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How do you know in advance if you have a small pelvis?

How do you know in advance if you have a small pelvis?

Exam to estimate: The only way to be sure your pelvis is big enough for your baby is to try to push the baby through it at the end of labor. The size can be estimated by a type of physical exam called clinical pelvimetry but this is only an estimate. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if I have an appointment to see if what do you suggest if I have endometriosis. If I do have it, will they do a laparotomy on me even though i'm not ttc?

What do you suggest if I have an appointment to see if what do you suggest if I have endometriosis. If I do have it, will they do a laparotomy on me even though i'm not ttc?

Endometriosis: The treatment for endometriosis depends on the symptoms, signs, and patient desires. At appointment your physician will evaluate you to see what your symptoms are and do a physical examination to see if there are any findings consistent with endometriosis. Your physician may order additional tests, like an ultrasound. Then depending on your findings and your desires determine treatment options. ...Read more

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Have a burn blister. Should you break it or not ?

No: Leave it intact - to avoid creating a portal for infection. ...Read more

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What do you do if you have a fever of 38 degrees?

What do you do if you have a fever of 38 degrees?

Fever: If it just started, depending on other symptoms, you may have a cold, you can sit on it. But if it has been going on for a while, you need to see your doctor. ...Read more

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What should you do if you have had a brain injury?

What should you do if you have had a brain injury?

Let me explain: You have to try to understand your injury? What are your limitations? You have to try to live with your limitation? Do not bashful to ask for gaudiness and help. Good luck. ...Read more

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What to do if I have a minor case of eczema on each foot, risk would i be taking if i got a small pox shot?

What to do if I have a minor case of eczema on each foot, risk would i be taking if i got a small pox shot?

Not at all: First of all Small Pox Vaccine is not given and has not been given to anybody since 1971 in USA before you were born. But to answer your theoretical question there will be no risk at all.Small Pox Vaccine was one of the most succwssful vaccine of our time and the second most successful is polio vaccine Small pox has been wiped out ...Read more

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What do you do if a person stops breathing but they still have a pulse?

What do you do if a person stops breathing but they still have a pulse?

Clear their airway: Make sure nothing is obstructing their airway and move them on their side. If they still don't breathe return them to their back and start mouth to mouth breathing. ...Read more

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What to do if you think there was glass in your food and you think you may have eaten a bit?

What to do if you think there was glass in your food and you think you may have eaten a bit?

Observe: Most likely this will not cause you you problems and will pass harmlessly through your GI tract. Concerning symptoms to be on the lookout for would include new abdominal or throat pain, vomiting, red blood in your stool, or if your stool becomes dark and tarry appearing. ...Read more

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How can I tell if I have a first or second degree burn will I get a scar?

How can I tell if I have a first or second degree burn will I get a scar?

Burns: Skin may turn pink/ red with first degree burn and you may blister with a second degree burn. A first or second degree burn usually doesn't scar but can lead to change in pigment for second degree. ...Read more

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If you have a cyst is it suppose to burn after you pee?

If you have a cyst is it suppose to burn after you pee?

Not really: If your urine burns then you might have urinary tract infection. See a doctor ...Read more