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Burns: Introduction

Burns: Injury from burns and scalds. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Burns is available below.

Symptoms of Burns

Treatments for Burns

  • Treatments of minor burns or minor scalds:
    • Run under cold water for about 10 minutes
    • Do not use ice
    • Pat dry the skin after washing
    • Dressing or bandage over burn
  • more treatments...»

Home Diagnostic Testing

Home medical testing related to Burns:

Wrongly Diagnosed with Burns?

Burns: Related Patient Stories

Burns: Deaths

Read more about Deaths and Burns.

Alternative Treatments for Burns

Alternative treatments or home remedies that have been listed in various sources as possibly beneficial for Burns may include:

Types of Burns

  • Scalds - burns caused by boiling water or steam.
  • Burn type by degree:
    • First degree burns
    • Second degree burns
    • Third degree burns
  • more types...»

Burns: Complications

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Causes of Burns

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Disease Topics Related To Burns

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Burns: Undiagnosed Conditions

Commonly undiagnosed diseases in related medical categories:

Misdiagnosis and Burns

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Burns: Research Doctors & Specialists

Research related physicians and medical specialists:

Other doctor, physician and specialist research services:

Latest Treatments for Burns

Burns: Animations

Prognosis for Burns

Research about Burns

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Clinical Trials for Burns

The US based website lists information on both federally and privately supported clinical trials using human volunteers.

Some of the clinical trials listed on for Burns include:

Prevention of Burns

Prevention information for Burns has been compiled from various data sources and may be inaccurate or incomplete. None of these methods guarantee prevention of Burns.

  • Household safety measures
  • Stove guards
  • Fireplace guards
  • Low fire danger clothing
  • Smoke alarms
  • more preventions...»

Statistics for Burns

Burns: Broader Related Topics

Burns Message Boards

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User Interactive Forums

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Definitions of Burns:

Injuries to tissues caused by contact with heat, steam, chemicals (BURNS, CHEMICAL), electricity (BURNS, ELECTRIC), or the like. - (Source - Diseases Database)

Pain that feels hot as if it were on fire - (Source - WordNet 2.1)


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