Chemical burn

What is Chemical burn?

Chemical burns can be caused by acids or bases that come into contact with tissue. The severity of the burn is related to a number of factors, including the pH of the agent, the concentration of the agent, the length of the contact time, the volume of the offending agent, and the physical form of the agent.

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I dyed my hair like two different colors the same day within a hour of eachother my hair was way to dark so i came home washed it three times and...

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Looks like you have developed an allergic skin reaction to the hair colour.

Take oral antihistamines.
Use a topical steroid lotion . Apply to...

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i used veet hair removal on my bikini area and it accidently went down further, yesterday it was red and it stung but today its swollen and there...

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You have developed contact dermatitis. Apply a mild steroid cream like Mometasone for a week. This should help you.

Take care. Hope I have...

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I used a cloth facemask last thursday evening, a day later my face felt very dry, 24 hrs later my face looks swollen and burnt, it was hot to...

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Well come to HCM
I really appreciate your concern, it could be due to some contact dermatitis and it is better to use "Diphenhydramine lotion" if...

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