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Everything You Need to Know About Burns

About

A burning sensation that occurs because of severe skin damage leading to the death of affected skin cells.

Every year, more than 10 million burn cases happen in India[1].

1. Lab tests and other treatments are conducted
2. Transferred to burn center for deep burns.

First-degree burns refer to red and non-blistered skin that heals within 7-10 days without a scar.
Second-degree burns are the ones that thicken the skin and take about three weeks to heal. And, third-degree burns refer to widespread thickening with a white and leathery appearance that heals with scars on the skin.

Symptoms

First-Degree Burns: It affects the top layer of skin leading to pain, redness, minor swelling or peeling of the skin.

Second-Degree Burns: Damage extends beyond the top layer of the skin leading to blister, sore and red skin.

Third-Degree Burns: Extends to every layer of the skin, damaging nerves and causing numbness.

Treatment

Self-care: First and second degree burns are treated at home till some extent with running water, and a sterile and clean cloth.

Medications: Pain relievers with salt might be prescribed by a doctor.

Specialists: Consult a doctor if the symptoms are evident and the condition worsens. At mfine, we provide accurate diagnosis and comprehensive treatment plans for all health concerns under a team of qualified doctors

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Dr. Shrihari Dhorepatil

Dr. Shrihari Dhorepatil

MS - General Surgery

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39 + years exp

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Dr. Nandakishore Dukkipati

Dr. Nandakishore Dukkipati

MMS,MD (Gen. Surgery),FASMBS,FIBC

General Surgeon

23+ years exp

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Dr. M Vamsi Krishna

Dr. M Vamsi Krishna

MS - General Surgery,FIAGES (Fellow of Indian Association of Gastro and Endo Sur...

General Surgeon

20+ years exp

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Dr. Rehan Sabir Momin

Dr. Rehan Sabir Momin

MBBS, MS(General Surgery), FIAGES, FAIS, FICS

General Surgeon

20+ years exp

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Dr. Vinoth Kumar

Dr. Vinoth Kumar

MBBS, MS - General Surgery, MRCS (UK), DNB - General Surgery, MCh - Plastic Surg...

General Surgeon

18+ years exp

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Dr. Srujan Kumar Bellapu

Dr. Srujan Kumar Bellapu

MS- General Surgery

General Surgeon

15+ years exp

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