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Why does my skin burn when I put lotion on after shaving?

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

Dr. Charles Breaux
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Skin Burns (Definition)

Skin burns = thermal injuries to the outermost ...Read more


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What would make my skin burn whenever I put on sunscreen?

What would make my skin burn whenever I put on sunscreen?

Sensitive 2 ingrednt: Aclohol is commonly used as a solvent for fragrances in sunscreens and this may be one cause for the burning. Try fragrance free or sensive skin sunscreen. Sunblocks with micronized zinc oxide are usually very easy and non-irritating to the skin. ...Read more

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Can you tell me what could I put on a skin burn from sodium hydroxide?

Can you tell me what could I put on a skin burn from sodium hydroxide?

Very thoroughly: Wash the area to be sure all the lye is gone. Treat the chemical burn as you would one from a hot iron:
Apply Neomycin ointment to prevent tnfection and keep the area loosely covered. Healing will be slow. Keep the wound clean. ...Read more

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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?

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?

Common: Use a tiny amount. Wait 20 min after washing before application of differen. Use a moisturizer after you apply differen. Use just 2 or 3 times a week at first. After a few weeks your face will no longer react this way. Note that it takes 3 months to appreciate the benefits. ...Read more

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Need doctor's help! What should you put on minor skin burn?

Need doctor's help! What should you put on minor skin burn?

Ouch: Post burn we usually recommend using petrolatum or vaseline ointment in order to promote wound healing. Please be aware of the risk of infection with burned skin. If you experience fevers, chill, worsening discomfort, please go see a medical provider. ...Read more

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Why does my skin burn when I wear fake gold?

Why does my skin burn when I wear fake gold?

Possibly...: An allergic reaction, I recommend that you stop wearing fake gold because it is giving you an allergic reaction. ...Read more

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Why does my skin burn when I'm out in the sun?

Why does my skin burn when I'm out in the sun?

Get seen: A host of uncommon diseases can do this, from some of the porphyrias to xeroderma pigmentosum. You'd do well to make a visit to a dermatologist. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Skin burns?

Skin burns: Skin burns = thermal injuries to the outermost tissue covering the body. ...Read more

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What happen when your skin burns but appareantly don't have anything?

Skin sensation: This can be as a result of something you placed on the skin topically or if nothing was placed see your pcp and see if there is a cause that can be found like a neuropathy of some sort to explain the hyper-aesthesia of the skin. ...Read more

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I have skin burn. Which cream is best?

I have skin burn. Which cream is best?

Silvadene (silver sulfadiazine): If first degree burn, often cool compresses and steroid cream may be sufficient.
If second degree burn, Silvadene (silver sulfadiazine) cream provides zinc oxide for healing and protection along with a topical antibiotic - provided you are not allergic to Sulfa.
keeper covered with cotton wrap and change daily. Seek medical attention asap if any symptoms/signs of infection. Take care! ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for skin burns?

Clean and cover.: Wash with mild soap and water, rinse well. Pat dry gently. Cover with a clean bandage. ...Read more

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Can anyone tell me is tomato beneficial to skin burn?

Can anyone tell me is tomato beneficial to skin burn?

Not really: Burns are the response of the tissues to injury from heat. It is simply inflammation which means increase blood flow to the area to promote healing. Depth determines care. Do not use ice worsens already injured skin. Cool water soaks help as can taking anti-inflammation medicines like Motrin or advil (ibuprofen). Avoid any further damage as this can cause scarring. Good skin cream applied daily/gently helps. ...Read more

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How are you supposed to heal a skin burn caused by falling down on asphalt?

How are you supposed to heal a skin burn caused by falling down on asphalt?

Clean it: Clean the area with water and apply vazeline twice a day until it heals. If the area becomes red or painful you should see a doctor to be sure it is not infected. If some bits of the asphalt or seen in your skin after it has healed they can be removed by a laser known as the ruby or the alexandrite. These persistent particles if they occur are called traumatic tattoos. ...Read more

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I am in marketing field, so most of time have to go on field for meeting, affects in skin burn or tan. Suggest for glowing skin?

I am in marketing field, so most of time have to go on field for meeting, affects in skin burn or tan. Suggest for glowing skin?

I'm not sure I: Completely grasp you question. Think you saying you have to travel a lot for work and are at risk of sun exposure? Goal is looking healthy without dangerous UV exposure. Do apply a daily product with at least 30 SPF sun block. Perhaps you want to try one with a little bronzer or chemical self-tanner in it so you can achieve a healthy glow. Hope this helps:) ...Read more

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Can Monistat give you a skin burn?

Can Monistat give you a skin burn?

Some women: Experience a burning sensation when Monistat is applied to raw genitalia. ...Read more

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What is the best treatmenr for skin burn-2nd degree burn?

Second Degree Burn: If the second-degree burn is no larger than 3 inches (7.6 centimeters) in diameter, treat it as a minor burn. If the burned area is larger or if the burn is on the hands, feet, face, groin or buttocks, or over a major joint, treat it as a major burn and get medical help immediately. Minor burns: cool the burn, cover with gauze, take over the counter pain relievers, do not pop blisters. ...Read more

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What's the significance of second degree skin burns?

What's the significance of second degree skin burns?

Matter of degree: There are 3 degrees of burn-1, 2, and 3 graded by severity. Sunburn would be a typical 1st degree burn, blistering from steam or a hot surface that is very painful would be typical for grade2. In grade3 burns the injury is so severe that the pain nerves are destroyed and paradoxically there is less pain. The crucial factor is how much surface area of the skin is involved. ...Read more

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Describe the features of a skin burn.?

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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How could I tell what kind of skin burn I have?

How could I tell what kind of skin burn I have?

1-2-3: 1st degree is just redness, but no blisters.
2nd degree is blisters and any open skin wounds you have. They hurt.
3rd degree burns do not hurt and usually went through all the skin layers.
4th degree burns- burns through muscle and bone.

See your doctor if you have 2nd or greater. Aloe Vera for 1st. ...Read more

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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

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Each time I use a face wash, my skin burns after rinsing. Why?

Each time I use a face wash, my skin burns after rinsing. Why?

Allergies?: Perhaps you are allergic or sensitive to one of the ingredients. Change and see what happens. ...Read more

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What can I do if my skin burns and itches and got dried out! Help?

What can I do if my skin burns and itches and got dried out! Help?

So many reasons: There are so many reasons you can experience these symptoms. Have you tried any new detergents or body washes? Have you been traveling or exposed to any new substances? These symptoms could be related to any number of problems, so I urge you to visit your primary care physician or even your dermatologist for further analysis. ...Read more

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Need expert opinions about skin burn from motorbike, what not to eat?

No limitations: Other than eating a balanced diet there are really no specific foods you should avoid if you have a skin burn. That is, unless there you have food allergies or other problems with specific foods. ...Read more

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My lover has just been diagnosed with second degree skin burns. I am worried but she acts like it is not a problem. Who can tell me what it means?

Can be serious: - 2nd degree goes thru epidermis and may cause blistering - can be serious if large surface area or if gets infected- requires careful wound management and dressing to prevent that. It may also hurt a lot. ...Read more

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Experienced a skin burn after melanocyl (methoxsalen topical solution)?

Experienced a skin burn after melanocyl (methoxsalen topical solution)?

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 (tretinoin) can help lighten darkened areas. Excimer laser is safer for treating vitiligo-see ramed. Com. ...Read more

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How long will it take for skin burns to heal from an antiseptic (savlon)?

Fast Healing: The real question is what not to do that slows down healing. Avoid using alcohol, peroxide, hibiclens, betadine, and bleach solutions. Inflammation (red, hot, swollen, tender) is important to healing so anti-inflammatories (motrin, advil) are bad. Cover the area with a clean dressing changed every other day and protected from trauma. Antibiotics do not help healing unless it is truly infected. ...Read more

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What does it mean if my skin burn when I apply eyelift anti wrinkling cream?

Exfoliating: Some creams have exfoliating ingredients that peel off the old skin to bring out the new skin. This can feel irritating like a skin burn. If your skin is literally burned, stop using the product. This is called a chemical burn. ...Read more

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What can be done for a skin burn after melanocyl (methoxsalen topical solution)?

Sucralfate: I recommend using sucralfate. There is a company, avene, that has this in an cream type form called "cicalfate". Speeds healing very nicely. ...Read more

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Wearing tight shaper and when I remove it my skin burns and itches but mostly burns. Why?

Wearing tight shaper and when I remove it my skin burns and itches but mostly burns. Why?

Binding: Tight bandages or bindings will decrease blood flow as well as cause some local irritation. On removing "shaper" the bound area will have a reactive hyperemia with increased blood flow ofter perceived as "burning". Possible allergy to the material or infectious process such as "ringworm" should be considered. Possibly too tight? ...Read more

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What could make random parts of my skin burn like what feels like carpet burn? But no sign of redness or anything.

What could make random parts of my skin burn like what feels like carpet burn? But no sign of redness or anything.

Burning skin: You could possibly be suffering from polyneuropathy. Imwould lso be checked out for MS ...Read more

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I got my skin burns with a hot wax. Its a 3rd degree burn......Plz suggest me some medicine or a home remedie medicine. ....?

I got my skin burns with a hot wax. Its a 3rd degree burn......Plz suggest me some medicine or a home remedie medicine. ....?

SImple basic care: Burns are response of the tissues to injury from heat. It is simply inflammation which means increase blood flow to promote healing. Depth determines care. Use of ice worsens already injured skin. Cool water soaks help as can taking anti-inflammation medicines like Motrin or advil (ibuprofen). Avoid any further damage as this can cause scarring. Good skin cream applied daily/gently helps, keep it covered. ...Read more

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I believe I have an allergic skin reaction to the strong indian cooking odor from an adjacent apartment. My skin burns and gets red. What can I do?

Unlikely: A skin reaction has to be from contact to something you applied on it or from something you ingested or took, such as food or medication. It cannot occur from a smell. ...Read more

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What to do with a raw skin burn blister?

Do not pop it: Protect it and try to keep it from breaking. If it does rupture dres it with a non stick dressing large enough to cover the area, if signs of infection then develop see your doctor. ...Read more

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If I have a skin burn can it turn into skin cancer?

It's rare: If you have an old cicatrix (big scar) from a really bad skin burn, there's a real risk of a squamous cancer arising here years later. But don't worry -- keep a close eye on the scar and if something new appears, have it off as soon as you can and you'll be almost certain of a cure. ...Read more

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My friend got second degree skin burns. Why is that?

Injury to skin: 2nd degree burns usually extend into the dermis which can result in scarring depending on how deep the burn is. Usually involves blistering. Caused by heat, chemicals, electricity, fire, light, radiation, friction, trauma. May take several weeks to heal. Need proper wound care, dressings, possibly antibiotics to prevent infection. ...Read more

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Babysitter was just told another kid in her care has second degree skin burns. Should we worry?

No, but...: Burns aren't contagious, if that's what you mean. But why does the child have serious burns? What happened? Did the babysitter cause them? If so, then I would find another babysitter. ...Read more