A burn is a type of injury to skin, or other tissues, caused by heat, cold, electricity,
chemicals, friction, or radiation. Most burns are due to heat from hot liquids, ...
Apr 26, 2016 ... Burns are characterized by severe skin damage that causes the affected cells to
die. Most people can recover from burns without serious health ...
May 14, 2016 ... Second-degree burns affect both the outer and underlying layer of skin. They
cause pain, redness, swelling, and blistering. They are also called ...
1st-degree burn. A first-degree burn is the least serious type, involving only the
outer layer of skin. It may cause: Redness; Swelling; Pain. You can usually treat a
Aug 25, 2016 ... The damage is more severe with second degree burns, leading to blistering ...
The skin turns white and loses sensation with third degree burns.
A first-degree burn (superficial burn) extends only into the top of the skin (
epidermis). Such burns never blister; they are painful and heal in three to four
When your skin gets hit with something hot, your first thought might be what to put
on the burn to soothe the pain and help prevent damage. These home ...
Oct 15, 2015 ... Skin burn injuries are common, with over one million burn injuries occurring
every year in the United States. Skin burns can result from ...
Determining burn depth is important. Things to consider are temperature,
mechanism, duration of contact, blood flow to skin, and anatomic location.
The fact is that burns, unless treated right away, will get worse. They'll get deeper
below the surface of the skin because the heat continues to do damage.