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Chemical Burns

Chemical Burns | Symptoms & Signs | Diagnosis & Tests | Prevention & Expectations | Treatment & Monitoring

How is the injury recognized?

Usually, people with a chemical burn know if they have been exposed to a chemical. But sometimes the person may be unconscious and unable to talk. Following are some signs that indicate that chemicals are involved in the injury:

  • changes in the victim's skin that look like a chemical burn
  • a chemical smell
  • evidence of an empty or partially empty chemical container lying around

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    Chemical Burns: Prevention & Expectations

    Author: James Broomfield, MD
    Reviewer: Barbara Mallari, RN, BSN, PHN
    Date Reviewed: 08/10/01



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