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Skin Burns

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.