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Why Does My Skin Burn When I Put Lotion On After Shaving
Ease up!: You are probably pressing too hard as you pull the razor across your face, and you're removing a layer of skin cells along with your beard. Ease up. The other possibility is that you are having either an allergic or a direct irritant reaction to some component of the lotion; try a different one. ...Read more
There are three levels of burns: * First-degree burns affect only the outer layer of the skin. They cause pain, redness, and swelling. * Second-degree (partial thickness) burns affect both the outer and underlying layer of skin. They cause pain, redness, swelling, and blistering. * Third-degree (full thickness) burns extend into deeper tissues. They cause white or blackened, charred skin ...Read more
Several Options: Perhaps you are allergic to one or more of the ingredients in the sunscreen. If there are any acids in the sunscreen, this may burn or sting temporarily. If there is a break in your skin, sunscreen may sting. My sunscreen has glycolic acid, an alpha-hydroxy acid, and it stings for a few seconds when i apply it after i shave. The combination of having shaved mixed with the acid is what stings. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
using diffrin 1%cream at night, my skin burns when I put it on and afterwards when I have my face against pillow or when I put cream on my face. Help?
Stop methoxaslen: It is difficult to work with liquid without experiencing burns. Use prescition strength steroid cream to decrease inflammation and if tolerated a peeling cream such as urea or retin a can help lighten darkened areas. Excimer laser is safer for treating vitiligo-see ramed.Com. ...Read more
Skin burns: Old terminology: 1st degree=tender, reddened skin; 2nd degree: painful redness & blisters; 3rd degree: waxy, white skin with loss of feeling; 4th degree: muscle and bone involvement. Now termed partial thickness and full thickness burns. Severity also depends on amount of skin involved & location: face, hands, genitals more significant than patch on arm & should be treated by doc/er. ...Read more
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