1st degree burn - treatment at home

author: doctor Salomykova E.V.

At home, adults and children often get burned. Depending on the reason, they emit chemical (from alkalis, acids, household chemicals, vinegar, etc.), thermal (from steam, boiling water, flames, high temperatures of household appliances), electrical and sunburn. In addition, a person receives burns when struck by lightning.

Drugs for thermal and chemical burns

author: doctor Tyutyunnik D.M.

Damage to muscles, tissue, electrical, chemical or thermal effects, is called a burn. The degree and severity of the burn depends on the area and depth of damage to the surface. The following types of burns are distinguished:

Treatment of burns 2 degrees

Author: Emergency Doctor Deryushev A.N.

Second-degree burns relate to superficial burns, since their depth does not affect the growth layer of the skin, therefore, the skin in places of such burns is able to recover itself, without surgery. At the time of the burn is determined by hyperemia (redness) and swelling of the skin. Characteristic of the second degree burns and the formation of bubbles filled with clear liquid. This is accompanied by burning pain, which can persist for two to three days.

4th degree burns: symptoms and treatment

Author: Emergency Doctor Deryushev A.N.

Fourth degree burns are deep burns, in which not only the entire layer of the skin dies, but also the muscles, bones, tendons, joints, and even charring are damaged. Already in the first hours after a burn, necrosis of the skin and underlying tissues develops.

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