By Levi Clancy for Student Reader on
Below are the three levels of burn severity, as well as some important information.
1st Degree Burn: rednes, pain and no tissue damage (sunburn).
2nd Degree Burn: blistering, pain and upper epidermal damage.
3rd Degree Burn: no pain (no remaining nerves), charred epidermis, exposed and damaged dermis; is life-threatening if over large body surface.