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Advice? Would my first degree burn scar because my diabetes is bad?

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In brief: Burns and Scars

Burns are classified to their degree of damage; a first degree burn usually does not leave a scar but it may leave a discoloration to the skin.
Being a poorly controlled diabetic, can lengthen the healing process since your immune system and circulatory system is already compromised from the diabetes. Keep the wound clean, wash it with warm, soapy water and apply a burn cream topically with gauze.

In brief: Burns and Scars

Burns are classified to their degree of damage; a first degree burn usually does not leave a scar but it may leave a discoloration to the skin.
Being a poorly controlled diabetic, can lengthen the healing process since your immune system and circulatory system is already compromised from the diabetes. Keep the wound clean, wash it with warm, soapy water and apply a burn cream topically with gauze.
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