Burn types are based on their severity: first-degree burns, second-degree burns, and third-degree burns. First-degree burns are similar to a painful sunburn. The damage is more severe with second-degree burns, leading to blistering and more intense pain. The skin turns white and loses sensation with third degree burns. Burn treatment depends upon the burn location, total burn area, and intensity of the burn. Read more: Burns (First Aid) Article
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Treatment & Diagnosis
- Leg Pain
- Red Spots on the Skin
- Toe Pain
- Mouth Sores
- Buttock Pain
- Hand Pain
- Wrist Pain
- Swollen Lip
- Swollen Testicles (Testicular Swelling)
- Swollen Eyes
- Arm Pain
- Hip Pain
- Tingling Tongue
- Sore Tongue
- Peeling Skin
- Swollen Ankles and/or Swollen Feet
- Leg Sores
- Low Urine Output
- Eye Pain
- Testicular Pain (Pain in the Testicles)
- Depigmentation of Skin
- Loss of Temperature Sensation
- How to Choose a Doctor
- Dry Eyes
- Doctor: Getting the Most from Your Doctor's Appointment
- Doctor: Checklist to Take To Your Doctor's Appointment
Medications & Supplements
- silver sulfadiazine (Silvadene, SSD, SSD AF, Thermazene)
- albumin human (Albuked-5, Albuked-25, Albuminar-5, Albuminar-25, Alburx, Albutein, Buminate)
- zinc oxide topical (Desitin and Others)
- Oxycodone vs. Vicodin (hydrocodone/acetaminophen) for Pain
- passion flower (Passiflora incarnata, Apricot Vine, Passion Vine, Water Lemon, and many others)
- tea tree oil (Melaleuca Oil)
- collagenase ointment - topical, Santyl
- hepatitis b vaccine injection (Engerix-B, Recombivax HB)
- benzocaine spray - mucous membrane, HurriCaine
- pramoxine (Itch-X, PrameGel, Orax, Sarna Sensitive, and Others)
- lidocaine - topical, Lidamantle, Xylocaine
- ascorbate calcium - oral, Ester-C
- hepatitis A and hepatitis B (recombinant) vaccine (Twinrix)
- pramoxine/hydrocortisone - topical, Enzone, Pramosone
- fibrinolysin w/dnase-topical ointment, Elase
- hydrocortisone/lidocaine - topical, Lida Mantle HC
- mafenide acetate solution - topical, Sulfamylon
- mafenide acetate cream - topical, Sulfamylon
- pramoxine and hydrocortisone (Epifoam, Pramosone, Proctofoam HC, Procort, Analpram HC)
Prevention & Wellness
- Health Tip: Keep Kids Safe From Fire and Heat
- iPhone Cases Recalled; Liquid Inside Can Burn Skin
- TNT Red, White & Blue Smoke Fireworks Recalled
- Time for Some Summer Sun Safety Tips
- U.S. Navy Bans E-Cigarettes
- Homemade Slime Causes Burns on Girl's Hands
- 'Eraser Challenge' Latest Harmful Social Media Trend for Kids
- Ice Fishing Can Invite Serious Injuries
- Health Tip: Soothing a Minor Burn
- Health Tip: Fire Safety in the Kitchen
- Laundry Detergent Pods Linked to Eye Burn Danger in Kids
- Men: Here Are Ways to Healthier, Younger-Looking Skin
- 'Button' Batteries Pose Serious Risk to Children
- Timely Tips for Safe Snow Removal
- How to Exfoliate Safely and Give Your Skin a Healthy Glow
- Flameless Candle Batteries Pose Risk to Kids
- FDA to Weigh Dangers of Exploding E-Cigarettes
- How to Keep Your Kids Cozy and Safe by the Fireside
- 'Ghost Pepper' Burns Hole in Man's Esophagus
- Exploding E-Cigarettes Sending 'Vapers' to Burn Centers
- Why the Teen Years May Not Be Lean Years
- Few Young U.S. Burn Patients Transferred to Specialized Centers
- Kitchen Cooking Burns a Real Danger for Kids
- Toddlers at High Risk of Chemical Eye Burns: Study
- Don't Let Your Campfire Become a Wildfire
- Beware Whole Body Cryotherapy Claims, FDA Warns
- Don't Let Burns Spoil Your Summer Fun
- Handle Fireworks With Care on the Fourth
- More Kids Burned, Hospitalized as Fireworks Sales Rules Ease
- Scientists Grow and Transplant Functioning Skin Onto Mice
- Make Toy Safety a Top Concern
- FDA Moves to Keep Teens Out of Tanning Beds
- Health Tip: Protect Against Hot Water Burns
- Play it Safe Cooking the Thanksgiving Feast
- Severe Burns May Trigger Dangerous Shifts in Gut Germs
- Dermatologist's Tips for Reducing Scars After Cuts, Scrapes
- Health Tip: Watch for Playground Burns
- U.S. Hospitals Seeing More Kids With Self-Inflicted Injuries
- Health Tip: Promptly Treat a Minor Burn
- Safety Tips Hot Off the Grill
- Home Oxygen Raises Burn Risk for COPD Patients
- Athletes Need to Guard Against Skin Woes
- Don't Let Burns Mar Your Holidays
- Pack a Travel First-Aid Kit for the Holidays
- Indoor Tanning Tied to Burns, Fainting, Eye Injuries: Study
- Use Your Space Heater Safely
- Serious Childhood Burns Tied to Long-Term Mental Health Risks
- Outdoor Enthusiasts Need a Lightning Plan
- Tips for Beating BBQ Burns
- Burn Injuries More Common in Summer
- Scientists Use Stem Cells to Grow Human Corneas in Mice
- Have a Fun -- But Safe -- Fourth of July
- Moustaches, Home Oxygen Tanks Can Be Dangerous Match
- Health Tip: Use Lawn Mowers Safely
- Measles on Upswing Despite Vaccines' Effectiveness: CDC
- Young People With Epilepsy Face Higher Injury Risk: Study
- Campfire Precautions Can Protect Kids From Burns
- Infants at Highest Risk for Childhood Burns
- New 'Bioengineered Skin' Gets Closer to the Real Thing
- FDA Warns of Fires From Wart Removers
- Veteran Firefighters May Develop Heat Resistance
- Health Tip: Caring for a Minor Burn
- Researchers Report Progress With Growing Hair
- Lawsuits Involving Laser Treatments by Non-Docs on the Rise
- New Method May Improve Face Transplant Matches
- New Test Spots Risk for PTSD in Injured Kids
- Health Tip: Prevent Burning and Scalding
- Hyperbaric Oxygen Chambers Aren't Cure-Alls, FDA Warns
- FDA Warns of Sunscreen Spray's Flammability Risk
- Perils of Grilling Go Far Beyond Charred Food
- Check Your Summer Burn IQ
- Fireworks Displays Spark Safety Concerns
- What to Do When Lightning Strikes
- Boston Bombing Injuries Like a 'War Zone'
- Laser Liposuction May Zap Fat Without Skin Sag: Study
- Hot Tap Water May Pose Scalding Hazard
- Space Heater Safety Tips Can Help Prevent Burns, Fires
- Fewer Children Injured From Swallowing Caustic Chemicals: Study
- Violence in a Soldier's Past May Up PTSD Risk
- Health Tip: Reduce Your Risk of Hot Water Burns
- Fire Risk Spurs Banana Boat Spray Sunscreen Recall
- Topical Products for Muscle, Joint Pain May Cause Burns: FDA
- Tiny Batteries a Rising Risk for Children
- Danger at Home Lurks in Pills, Plants, Chemicals and More
- New Sunscreen Guide: 1 in 4 Products Deemed Safe
- Flesh Eating Bacteria and Lupus
- Health Highlights: May 2, 2012
- Zelboraf May Double Survival for Some Melanoma Patients
- Home Oxygen Could Raise Burn Risk: Experts
- Health Highlights: Feb. 10, 2012
- Health Tip: How to Protect Toddlers From Burns
- Health Tip: Caring for Minor Burns
- Discerning Gift-Givers Look for Toys That Offer More Than Fun
- Christmas Trees and Trappings Can Fan Fire Risk
- Injuries Linked to Holiday Decorating on the Rise
- Burn-Casualty Soldiers at High Risk for Kidney Injury, Study Finds
- What Face Transplants Can, Can't Do
- Sunscreen Users More Likely to Burn?
- Lawn Mower Injuries Are on the Rise
- Infant Deaths Spur Video Baby Monitor Recall
- Laptop Risk: 'Toasted Skin Syndrome'
- Michael Douglas and Throat Cancer FAQ
- Fewer Kids Injured by Cleaning Products
- Stem Cell Treatment Restores Vision
- Debate on Laser Liposuction to Remove Fat
- Holidays Can Hurt Kids
- FAQ: Radiation Risk From Medical Imaging
- 12 Tips for Family Emergencies
- Fireworks - How to Have a Safe Fourth
- Emergency Fire Kit
- Safety: Are You Holiday Safety Savvy?
- Candles Keep the Home Fires Burning
- Childproofing Your Home- 12 Safety Devices To Protect Your Children
- Safety Tips for Turkey Fryers - Alert!
- Home Fire Safety Quiz
- Fire Safety Tips For The Disabled
- Fire Safety for Deaf & Hard of Hearing
- Sun ... and the Summer Rays
- Fire Prevention - Know The Facts
- National Fire Prevention Week
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