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I have a big mark from salicylic acid. Is it a burn?
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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
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In brief: Could be
Salicylic acid is the main ingredient in wart removal solutions.
It acts in a direct "burn" like toxic effect on the wart & if spilled over normal skin will have the same general effect. Depending on the strength of the solution & time on the skin, it could burn several layers of skin at a time.

In brief: Could be
Salicylic acid is the main ingredient in wart removal solutions.
It acts in a direct "burn" like toxic effect on the wart & if spilled over normal skin will have the same general effect. Depending on the strength of the solution & time on the skin, it could burn several layers of skin at a time.
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