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My skin got burnt after applying garlic & now it is light pink in colour. What is the remedy for this ?

Hi, I have applied garlic on my cheecks for 2 hrs 1 month back and got burnt.It was red swollen and water was oozing out. What degree of burn it is ? Now the skin is light pink in colour ? How much time would it take for the skin to become normal ? Will i get normal skin in atleast 6 months ?
Asked On : Tue, 28 Jun 2011
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Dermatologist 's  Response
it will take around 6-8 wks to recover ur skin
for better healing u need to apply cream like hexilak or contractubact.
avoid sun exposure and windy weather
do not apply and cosmetic other then moisturizer .
better to consult dermatologist .
Answered: Tue, 28 Jun 2011
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General & Family Physician Dr. Shanthi.E's  Response
Hello Sweety,

Thanks for the query.

It is a Superficial burn that you had. The degree of burn is negligible.

Your burn scar is healing well, that is why it is Pink in colour.

Your skin should become normal by 2 weeks or 3 weeks at the most.

By 6 months, your skin will be perfectly fine with also no scars left behind.

All Facial injuries heal extremely well since the blood supply in face in extensive and very rich.

Do not worry.

Wishing you early recovery.

Answered: Tue, 28 Jun 2011
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