If you get burnt you might be wondering as to whether you should treat it yourself. However, depending on how serious it is, you might need to have it looked at by our home GP service for skin burn in Manilva. This article can help you understand whether you need to contact our emergency service.
When you sustain a burn the symptoms you'll suffer from will depend on how deep the burn is. It can take up to 2 days for the symptoms to appear.
A first degree burn - This is a minor burn that only affects the skin's outer layer, otherwise known as the epidermis. A first degree burn will cause pain and redness.
A second degree burn - This is a burn that affects both the outer layer of the skin and the second layer, otherwise known as the dermis. A second degree burn can cause severe pain and blisters. It can also leave you with blotchy or white or red skin. There may also be some scarring once the wound has healed.
A third degree burn - This is a burn that reaches the layer of fat that's located under the skin. Areas that have been burned are likely to be white, brown, or black. The skin could also look quite leathery. Burns such as these can harm nerves which cause numbness.
You need to call our home GP service for skin burn in Manilva if you have:
Call our home GP service for skin burn in Manilva if you have: