About Burns

A burn is a damage to your body’s tissues which is compose of different layers of the skin. Burns are mainly caused by heat, chemicals, electricity, sunlight, friction or radiation. Based on the depth of the injury the burn is either classified as a first, second, and third degree burn.

First degree – Burns damage only the outer layer of the skin (Superficial skin)
Second degree – Burns damage the outer layer and the layer underneath
Third degree – Burns damage or destroy the deepest layer of the skin and tissues underneath.

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