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Buffer used for legs, lips and facial skin tightened up causing burning sensation. Used Sudocream, skin flaked. Any advise ?

Hi, i was used a buffer for the legs ,on top of my lips , on the facial skin, and basically, i think it gave it a friction burn , as it tightened up, and i felt this burning sensation on my skin, it was hot. I then applied cool pressures on my face, and in the morning, the skin that i tried to buff with that buffer for hair removal , the outer layer has gone harder and darker, i have light tan skin, and it is standing out a lot. so i went to the pharmacist, and i asked them if the Sudocrem will be ok to use on my face, on the burnt area, as it is a antiseptic healing cream. next morning the outer layer skin that was burnt, peeled off as it was flaky. however even though the pain has gone, it has left a dark patch on top of my upper lip. My skin looks like it has a tash . I am very worried as it stands out of my light skin. Please give me advise
Asked On : Thu, 12 Apr 2012
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Dermatologist 's  Response
Dec 2013
After reading your history it appears that you might have developed dermatitis due to buffer. I advise you to not pinch or pop the area otherwise these areas are very prone for getting secondary infection. You can apply an steroid cream such as cortisone cream. If itching is present then can take benadryl accordingly. Apply a plenty of moisturizers over the affected area.
Answered: Tue, 19 Nov 2013
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