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Burns are damage to any body tissue that is caused by chemicals, electricity, flammable liquids, flammable gases, fire, heat, hot liquids, fire, radiation, steam or sunlight. Discuss topics including sunburns, rug burns, varying degrees of burns and how to treat them.

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days ago a small piece of burning plastic bag got on my right ring finger. It left a little hole maybe 1mm deep and size of a pencil eraser (maybe even smaller) and it didn't hurt much, if at all.. and no blister either. I cleaned it, p...
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I am a 45 YR old black male. I have dyed my beard for many months. I shave the beard after much recent irritation. To my surprise my skin looks like alligator skin, wrinkly and shiny. It is also easily irritated. Can I restore my skins t...
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Hi, I had laser tattoo removal carried out 8 weeks ago. (Not the first time). On this occasion the wound became infected after a week. I visited A&E where they prescribed anti-biotics and treated with cream and after 1 week it had healed...
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Good morning, 3 months ago i went to the beach. Before I enter to the sea at 13:00 O‘clock I put a tanning cream. Everything then went well. The day after when I woke up in the morning my face and a part of my chest were all red and ...
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I naturally have very fair skin but have never got a sunburn. When I was young, I always wore a ton of sunscreen because of how fair I was. However, I still managed to get extremely dark with even the slightest bit of sun exposure. As I ...
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I am writing a fictional story in which one of my characters was held captive and tortured. She has many rather severe cigarette burns on her inner upper thighs and vaginal area, she was held captive in the Sahara desert for roughly 3 mo...
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I tried this product trichloroacetic acid and i got some on my normal skin!for 3 weeks its been pink as if it dried up wit a scar.. It doesnt hurt or anything now i just want this big pink spot to go away! Is there any cream or ...
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Im 13 and i accidentally inhaled some leaking aaa battery fumes. i only smelled it for 1 second. What can i do? am i ok?
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I put diaper rash on my baby face to clear up rash / heat bumps. . It was dry and blotchy lights spots all over his face the next day ... i feel bad about it...using vaseline now. . But could any help? Or. Make it better
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Inhaled chemical accidently .. it was cockroach spray.. my nose is burning from two days doctor told me to put nose drops and take steam(nabulizer). but still paining pain and burn in my nose. Difficult to breath. Please some help me to...
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Greetings, On September 2014; a 26 year old female was attacked with with Glacial acetic acid and sustained serious skin damage in different parts of her body including arms and leg. The victim received moderate medical attention follow...
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About a week ago got a 2nd degree burn on my fingers and blisters began to form. None of the blisters were popped. As the largest one starts to drain from the inside i noticed a hard white thing had formed in the inside. Should i be conc...
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My daughter aged 11 years tried ti open the pressure cooker without releasing the steam and burnt her knee almost 8". My wife immediate put held her leg in the cold running water and applied toothpaste. I reached home and applied Flamazi...
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Last month my face and left hand burnt due to falling of hot water when slep down. Now I am recover but some skin mark on face and left hand araises. Dr suggest aloevera gel for its removal. Let me know any other ointment or cream that e...
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My boyfriend handed me a bag of crystal method and made me stuff it in my underwear and it broke, I couldn't get it off for 30 minutes and it burned my vaginal, and up in me, can you suggest anything for the pain? Its unbearable.
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My son got a first degree burn on penis from hot water. A small part of the skin got pealed off. We have taken him to hospital & he was discharged from the hospital the very next day as it was a first degree burn & it was healing. My...
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I have had a lot of radiation used to insert a lot of heart stents (11) and a pacemaker over the last 15 years. My heart history is complicated. A heart by-pass surgery was unsuccessful and a high-risk stenting procedure was performed ...
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I'm not exactly sure how bad this is but I can say it does not hurt and has not blistered. The initial burn turned pure white and within a half an hour went black and leathery. I'm trying to avoid going to the doctor at all costs and h...
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I got bleach on my face about a week ago it burned then became a scab and im wondering if my face will go back to normal ? :( it's just a pink patch by my nose
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My body burns off and on I'm scared I have two little boys who mean the world to me . I have told my dr she thinks it is stress . I have been to Er for a cat scan on gallbladder and lower part of stomach . My side hurts when I lay down o...
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