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Burns

Burns

Burns and scalds are damage to the skin caused by heat, which can be very painful and cause blisters and charred, black or red skin. A burn is caused by dry heat caused by an iron or fire, for example, whilst a scald is caused by something wet, such as hot water or steam. Depending on how serious a burn is, it may be possible to treat it at home, by stopping the burning process as soon as possible and cooling the burn with cool or lukewarm water for 10 to 30 minutes.

More serious burns will require professional medical attention. You should go to a hospital A&E department for all chemical and electrical burns large or deep burns – any burn bigger than your hand, full thickness burns which cause white or charred skin. Also go to A & E for any partial thickness burns on the face, hands, arms, feet, legs or genitals – these are burns that cause blisters.

Mild burns or scalds that only affect the top layer of skin will usually heal in about a week without any scarring. More severe and deeper burns can take months or even years to fully heal, and will usually leave some visible scarring. A scar forms when the skin is wounded and there is a break in the body’s tissues, and is a patch or line of tissue that remains after a wound has healed.

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I burned my self with an iron by accident and it's blistered, but i have been told that the liquid winside the blister should be clear but mine is yellow. Is this normal? And is what I've been told true?





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I got burnt when I was five months old. I have scars all down my right boob. My right boob is a different size to the other one. The scar tissue is stopping my right boob from growing like the normal one. My nipple sticks out when I have no bar on. it has no normal colour to it all. I have had a recent opp last year in November on my boob so it can fit into a cup of a bar. I am very confident with my scars. I show them off because I am no different to any other people. But I would like some advice on what to do about my right boob.





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I have vitiligo and have tried searching micro skin, there is a european centre and I have emailed them to see if there are any centres in the uk. I hav eanother appt ith my dermatologist in a couple of weeks and will asking if this accessible via the nhs, it is quite doubtful as 1 kit costs around £100. I do feel quite cheated by EB as they have shown what looks like an amazing product for so many skin sufferers but seems quite out of reach for so many !!





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If you do an internet search for 'skin camouflage' lots of options come up

I have read the answer but anybody know the name of the microskin camouflage spray please





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Can anybody tell me what the spray on camouflage was called





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I would also like to know the name of the spray for scars as I've been burnt.

I have horrible scaring on my neck from bad acne. It is white and has on pigment. I was very interest in the laser treatment that the lady had for her burns featured on the program dated 3rd July. I feel this could be suitable for me? Is this correct? Please can you tell me the company and mans name who carried this treatment out. Also I am very interested in the spray on camouflage which is water roof and lasts for 5 days. Where can I receive this service please? I await your reply asa oss. Many Thanks Jane





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I have lots of sunspots on my lower legs and wearing fake tan causes them to go orange. Where would I be able to obtain the microskin spray that the patient had on her burnt skin?





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I have bad scarring on my face and chest from Lupus. Where can I get the microskin as featured on your programme on the lady with scalded skin?





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Have been on google to find out more. It originates from Australia and there appear to be clinics in America but yet to find any in the UK. Ebay sell it but think you need a professional to find your correct colour first. It appears to cover all skin disorders although not completely. It is very lightweight apparently.

I'd like to know more about the laser treatment to relieve tight scars and where to go for it





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Anyone know what the spray on camouflage make up was called? is it any good for covering vitiligo ?





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