All about burns

by.Sherkira Turner

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1st degree burns

  • A first-degree burn is an injury that harms the first layer of your skin.
  • First-degree burns are one of the least painful versions of skin injuries, and they more than likely do not require medical any treatment.
  • Some first degree burns can be large or painful or they could be small and painful but either way some may require someone to go and visit a doctor.
  • There are 3 different types of first degree burns :scalds,sunburn,electric burns.
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2nd degree burns

  • Often look wet or moist
  • A second-degree burn, which often looks wet or moist, affects the dermis and epidermis layers of skin.
  • Blisters may develop and pain can be severe.
  • The "wet" look is cause by blisters being popped open
  • takes at least 2-weeks to heal
  • In some serious cases skin grafting or immediate doctor assistance is required
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3rd degree burns

  • 3rd degree burns are the most serious of them all
  • They can cause blood loss and the damage can affect the internal organs
  • So extensive that you might not feel the pain
  • Never treat this burn yourself call 911 IMMEDIATELY!!!!