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Chemical burn

Chemical burn: Introduction

Chemical burn: A chemical burn is a burn caused by a chemical. Symptoms vary depending on the chemical, the part of the body affected and the duration of the exposure to the chemical. Rapid first aid following exposure can limit the damage caused by the chemical. Chemical burns can occur when certain chemicals are accidentally swallowed, spilt on the skin, splashed in the eyes or even breathed in the case of chemical gases. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Chemical burn is available below.

Symptoms of Chemical burn

Treatments for Chemical burn

  • Varies depending on the location of the burn. Medical attention is usually advised, especially if the eyes, digestive or respiratory system are affected. First aid involves removing the source of the exposure and flushing the affected areas if possible
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Alternative Treatments for Chemical burn

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Chemical burn: Complications

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Causes of Chemical burn

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Less Common Symptoms of Chemical burn

Misdiagnosis and Chemical burn

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Chemical burn

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Prognosis for Chemical burn

Prognosis for Chemical burn: Varies depending on the severity and location of the burn. Minor skin burns usually heal rapidly and without complications.

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