What should I do to treat a burn/scald injury that has left a red patch? (photo)


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Dr Chin Yee Choong

"Dedicated to the ethical practice of Aesthetic Medicine"


You have post-inflammatory erythema. This is the initial stage of the healing process. In several weeks, the area may likely turn brownish as post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation sets in.

If you can be patient, avoid sun exposure and further injury/irritation to the affected area and the condition will gradually clear on its own.

Hope this helps!

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