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Raw Garlic burned my face

I heard to put raw garlic on acne/pimples. Therefore I tried this and left it on for about 1/2 hour just on my chin where the pimples were. Now my whole chin is red, blistered and oozing?? PLEASE HELP..What do I do?
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In problems like this, was the face with dial or ivory soap and a topical antibiotic such as bacitracin or triple antibiotic ointment.  
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Hello,
  
     i wrote to u once before about my grandfather and the propane accident that blew up and burned him. well it will be 2 weeks before the accident has happend. i found out that 25% of his body was burnt and that yes he did have inflamitory buises on his lungs. Due to that they put him on a respirator and he is still him the "coma" and still on the respirtator. they did skin graphs on him 4 days later on his arms and hands. they said that everything was going good and that the surgery went well. Then about 3 or 4 days later his heart started going crazy and it was beating 250 beats per min. so they gave him some kind of medicine that was supposed to slow down his heart. Well they had to triple to dose to make his heart slow down. Then eveything was ok until about 2 days ago when his heart started going crazy again. The doctors now believe that he has some kind of infection and thats why his heart is doing this again. They said that its probably the dead skin that is on his chest thats causing the infection. The skin on his chest is all black and dead looking. They have scheduled surgery for the skin graphs for his chest to remove all the dead skin in 2 days. Is it possible that when they remove the dead skin and do the graphs that the infection will go away and his heart will be okay again? Also they said that they dont know when they are going to bring him out of his "coma" and that they cant because of the pain that he would be in would be to great and he wouldnt be able to handle the pain. My question is that the doctors told us that the safest period of time that they could keep him in the coma would be 2 weeks and still be able to bring him out. Now they said that they are not sure that he will be able to wake up if they kept him in it longer. It could be 3 more weeks before they decide to stop the coma process. Will he be able to wake up after they stop it? i know that it will take a few days or so, but will he be able to wake up at all if they keep him in for longer?  I know i asked this question before also but is there a chance that the infection will just spread too far and that he will not be able to survive it? He also had moved his arm a few days ago. One of the nurses was cleaning his bandages and he took his whole are and pushed the nurse away. Now why would he push the nurse away unless he was in pain or could feel it? Does that mean that hes really awake or something or can really feel the pain even though hes in the "coma"? he has also shook his head a few times to people that talk to him. Is this normal?
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If this were one of our patients in our unit we would prefer to use the word “anesthesia”  rather than “coma.”   Anesthesia clearly implies the intent, and that is to provide relief of pain, sedation, and amnesia.   With a burn this serious, the is a very real possibility that he may not survive this injury.   If they stop the medications he will slowly wake up, but that is something that neither the doctors or the family want at the present time.   Even though he is getting a protracted anesthesia he will have moments when he will move.   He is also getting drugs that cause amnesia so that if he gets light in his medications and dose experience discomfort he will not have any memory of the discomfort.  
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