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Face irritation after using undiluted dettol

I applied undiluted dettol to part of my face and there is lots of irritation and severe pain. I need immediate remedy to get rid of the pain atleast
Fri, 1 Apr 2011
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Dermatologist 's  Response
hi
you have to wait for atleast a wk for proper healing.
if you r to worry about it just consult plastic surgeon.
continue antibiotic cream.
pain has gone means healing starts.
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General Surgeon Dr. Swapnendu Sekhar Ghosh's  Response
ie it is superficial injury only it may take 2 wks time for healing
if it is deep injury it will take longer time and it is better to consult doctor and start active treatment for best result
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Dermatologist Dr. Gaurav Patel's  Response
hi shanna
many people do this mistake.they apply it directly.
you have develop contact irritant dermetitis.
tell me is there any cuts,wound on your face?
is there bleeding?
right now apply just antibiotic cream.
further after u give me detail
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