Stains on skin
Doctor I got my fingers stained with potassium while cleaning. How to get rid of these stains now ? Is this a burn or normal stain ?
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Dr. Rasya Dixit
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Hi This is a temporary staining of the skin with the potassium. This will peel off by itself over the next few days to weeks. Please use a good creamy moisturiser to apply frequently over the hands.  also use work gloves when working with detergents for the next few weeks till the skin returns to normal
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