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I've got a second degree contact burn on my inner arm that doesn't hurt at all. What gives?

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Dr. Susan Rhoads
Family Medicine

In brief: Third degree?

A second degree burn is usually painful.
If it is not, it may be a third degree burn. Get checked to see. Also, if you get burned, you need to have a tetanus shot within 72 hours, if you are not up to date on your tetanus immunizations.

In brief: Third degree?

A second degree burn is usually painful.
If it is not, it may be a third degree burn. Get checked to see. Also, if you get burned, you need to have a tetanus shot within 72 hours, if you are not up to date on your tetanus immunizations.
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