3rd degree burn

Justin Wright

3rd degree burn

A third-degree burn is referred to as a full thickness burn. This type of burn destroys the outer layer of skin epidermis and the entire layer beneath or dermis.What causes a third-degree burn
  • a scalding liquid
  • skin that comes in contact with a hot object for an extended period of time
  • flames from a fire
  • an electrical source
  • a chemical source
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2 degree burn

A 2nd degree burn which often looks wet or moist, affects the first and 2nd layers of skin epidermis and dermis Blisters may develop and pain can be severe.
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1st degree burn

A first degree burn also called a superficial burn or wound is an injury that affects the first layer of your skin. First degree burns are one of the mildest forms of skin injuries, and they usually do not require medical treatment. However, some superficial burns can be quite large or painful and may require a trip to a doctor.
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