Sunburn is a result of overexposure of skin to the ultraviolet rays of the sun which burn the living tissues of the skin making it look dark, red and swollen. During a normal exposure to the sun our skin develops tans which are due to the production of melanin in our body to fight UV rays of the sun.Want Appointment ?
Overexposure to the sun's ultraviolet (UV) radiation causes red, typically irritated, and painful skin. The severity of a burn can range from mild to acute depending on what type of skin you have and how long your exposure was. A mild sunburn heals within a few days but if it affects major parts or doesn't heal in that time frame visit your doctor for treatment options as they might be needed!
Burns are one of the most common household injuries, especially among children. The term “burn” means more than the burning sensation associated with this injury. Burns are characterized by severe skin damage that causes the affected skin cells to die.
Most people can recover from burns without serious health consequences, depending on the cause and degree of injury. More serious burns require immediate emergency medical care to prevent complications and death.
When properly and quickly treated, the outlook for first- and second-degree burns is good. These burns rarely scar but can result in a change in pigment of the skin that was burned.key is to minimize further damage and infection. Extensive damage from severe second-degree and third-degree burns can lead to problems in deep skin tissues, bones, and organs. Patients may require:
It’s important to gain adequate physical treatment for burns, but don’t forget to find help for your emotional needs. There are support groups available for people who have experienced severe burns, as well as certified counsellors. Go online or talk to your doctor to find support groups in your area
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