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Old 08-10-2011, 08:39 PM   #5
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Re: Is this a burn? (with picture)

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Originally Posted by oreocookie1 View Post
ok so you saw the picture? and think it's a burn right? is there anything i can do to speed the process?

it's weird, the outer skin is slightly faded but the bit where the scab fell off is still pretty pink
Yes I saw the picture. Yes i do think it is a burn. At one time in my life i suffered extremely 2nd and 3rd degree burns, I had to have skin graphs and fight a serioius infection. I have serious scarring .
The outer skin has healed but you lost the scab so their was no protection anymore , that is why that area is still pink. If the scab stayed on then it would have healed faster . BUt , that is ok. That area is going to be sensitive to the light so be careful in the sun. Use a little lotion or moistuerizer but not roo much to irriatate the skin.