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Start by running cool water, not icy, over the burn.  It's probably too late for that, but if you didn't do it this time, remember for...
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The severity of a burn is judged by the SIZE of the area burned, the location, and the depth.  I can't see your burn, but it sounds like a...
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If you get a chemical burn, or if you are helping someone with a chemical burn, you should first quickly and gently remove the chemical from the skin...
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First, err on the side of caution. Always see a medical professional for any burn that’s not obviously minor. That generally includes any burn that:...
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First, err on the side of caution. Always see a medical professional for any burn that’s not obviously minor. That generally includes any burn that:...
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Blistering means that your burn extends deeper than the top surface of your skin, making it a second degree (or "partial-thickness") burn. A third...
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Blistering means that your burn goes deeper than the top surface of your skin. This makes it a second degree (or "partial-thickness") burn.A third...
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A burn that blisters is considered to be a 2nd degree burn. It has damaged the lower layers of skin. Your child should be medically assessed within...
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Children have very thin skin and are prone to scarring and infection if the burn is not properly assessed and treated. It would be best (since I have...
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Hi Don't treat this yourself get to the ER, if this burn goes all the way round  then nits a far bigger problem and you would need to be...
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How you would treat a heater burn would depend on MANY factors, none of which you have shared in your question. Here are some of them briefly...The...
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Oh, ouch! Sorry to hear you went through this. The sacrifices we make to look good...
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The burn on or near a birthmark should be appropriately treated, like any burn, to avoid...
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No, this would not be the treatment of choice for a burn.
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He may be having an allergic reaction from the vinegar bath.  Vinegar baths are not a common treatment for sunburn....so I would suggest that...