How do you heal a third degree burn on your leg?

Depends on size. If small, a 3rd degree burn can heal albeit slowly. If large, a skin graft is usually necessary.

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Do I need to go to the doctor if I have a third degree burn on my leg?

Yes. A 3rd-degree burn is a full-thickness injury of the skin and would require an operation (skin grafting) to heal it. In contrast, a 2nd-degree burn is a partial-thickness injury and will heal on its own with good nutrition nd wound care. Read more...

How can I heal a third degree burn?

May need surgery. 3rd degree burns are full thickness skin involvement and may need surgery for debridement or skin grafting if large. You should see a doctor. Read more...

How can I heal a third degree burn scar?

Scars don't heal... They are the result of healing and are permanent. They do, however, mature, i.e. With time. There are some treatments and procedures that may hasten their maturation and make their appearance less objectionable. Your regional burn treatment center would be a good place to start. Read more...
Semantics . A scar is the healed result of a wound. Third degree burns extend completely through all layers of skin and usually result in early removal of the burned tissue and skin grafting from another area. However the burn could have been left to heal as a scar. Read more...

Can skin fully heal with a third degree burn? How long will it take?

Difficult to answer- I understand third degree means "full thickness of the skin"--- small areas of full thickness burns may heal well. But, large areas will need skin coverage by skin graft or skin flap. If a large area is allowed to heal by itself, there may be thick scars and/or contracting unstable scars. Read more...