Burn while cooking
I had my hand burn by spilled milk. I washed my hand in running tap water. I'm having burning sensation over the affected area. Should I consult a general physician or a dermatologist?
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Dr. Venkat Raghav
General Physician 4 yrs exp Bangalore
Hello, First-degree burns, the mildest of the three, are limited to the top layer of skin: These burns produce redness, pain, and minor swelling. The skin is dry without blisters.Healing time is about 3 to 6 days; the superficial skin layer over the burn may peel off in 1 or 2 days.if its a second degree or third degree burn which i cannot acess with the history,you to consult surgeon .
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