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Bleeding and pain due to the skin burn on the leg. Feeling nausea, vomiting and diarrhea. Are these related?

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i have a burn on my leg from an exhaust of compactor i recieved 3 days ago i dreseed it last night. today i woke up the burn is a little sore with blood/discharge seeped through the dressing and feeling nausea and vomiting with diarrhea could it all be related or is it just a coincidence? i feel really off colour
Posted Thu, 3 May 2012 in Skin Hair and Nails
Answered by Dr. Jagdish 11 hours later

Nausea, vomiting, diarrhea are related to gut symptoms. Any systemic problem can influence gut. High out-put of autonomic system cause these symptoms.

Treat the burns separately. Hydrate the body, wash with normal saline, apply Silver Sulfadiazine ointment and do dressing with wet gauge.

Diarrhea will get better by itself. Get symptomatic medicines for nausea and vomiting, phenergan or zofran will suffice.

Dr. Jagdish
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