Burns is a traumatic skin or flesh injury, caused by bodily contact with heat, friction or chemicals. Burn types include thermal, radiation, chemical, and electrical. There are three differing levels of burns – first degree, second degree and third degree. Depending on the severity of the burn, treatment options include antibiotics, keeping the skin moist, dressing the burn, skin grafts or surgery, pain relief, fluid replacement, cooling, herbal remedies, acupuncture, physical therapy, homoeopathy, and mind/body medicine.
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