You woke up this morning, and suddenly, you notice a blister on your lips. You think it will go away by itself, but then, other symptoms start to develop. You experience itching and a burning sensation in the mouth, and have trouble eating as your mouth has become extra sensitive. These are all symptoms of a cold sore.
Prev post1 of 3Next Dermatitis refers to inflammation of the skin. It can be of different types like contact dermatitis, atopic dermatitis, seborrheic dermatitis, etc. Symptoms of dermatitis include inflammation, swelling, itching, burning sensation and redness. Severe dermatitis can also produce blisters, crusting and scaling of skin. Some of the common causes are an allergic reaction, certain
Thermal Burns Fire: obtain CO levels Industrial fire: suspect CN toxicity Superficial: similar to sunburn Superficial partial: red, painful, blisters Deep partial: white, leathery, painless Full-thickness: charred, insensate Rule of 9s Parkland formula: 4 mL/kg × % total BSA burned (pediatrics give 3 mL/kg); 50% given in first 8 hours, remainder over 16 hours Target urine output: 0.5-1 mL/kg/h in adults; 1-2 mL/kg/h in children Consider escharotomy for circumferential and full-thickness…
Prev post1 of 3Next Minor burns are those that damage only the top layers of the skin, making the area red and painful. They are often referred to as first-degree burns or superficial burns. They can be caused by contact with hot fluids or objects, steam, or sun exposure. Minor burns can develop painful blisters