Chemical burn from overusing acne face wash? Any home remedies?

FACE WASH BURN. You have a fire on your face! how do you put out a fire? Water! warm (not hot or cold) compresses with plain warm water every 3 or 4 hours with a soft cloth. Apply for 3 or 4 minutes. At night, use buttpaste on the "burn." send me a thank you note.

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How to know if one has a chemical burn or allergic reaction on their face after using a benzoyl peroxide acne treatment/face wash, and how to know what degree of possible burn it is and the appropriate measures to take to heal it.?

Benzoyl Peroxide. Stop using benzoyl peroxide and call your doctor at once if you have severe stinging or burning of your skin. Less serious side effects may include: mild stinging or burning; itching or tingly feeling; skin dryness, peeling, or flaking; or redness or other irritation. Read more...

How do I know if I have an allergic reaction or a chemical burn? I used a new face wash and my face is itching, burning and I have small zits showing

Contact dermatitis. This sounds like contact dermatitis. Apply moisturizer daily, also apply 1% hydrocortisone 2-3 times a day until things improve. Read more...
Can be difficult . Telling the difference between a chemical burn and local allergic reaction can sometimes be tricky, but in general an allergic reaction would rapidly lessen with Benedryl and cool compresses while a burn would be more long lasting and eventually turn into peeling or flaking. Either way, avoiding the wash that caused it would be wise. . Read more...