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A burn is damage to your body's tissues caused by heat, chemicals, electricity, sunlight or radiation. Scalds from hot liquids and steam, building fires and flammable liquids and gases are the most common causes of burns. Another kind is an inhalation injury, caused by breathing smoke.

There are three types of burns:

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  1. Burns (National Library of Medicine)  
    A burn is damage to your body's tissues caused by heat, chemicals, electricity, sunlight or radiation. Scalds from hot ... and gases are the most common causes of burns. Another kind is an inhalation injury, caused by ...
  2. Second degree burn; First degree burn; Third degree burn
  3. Burn Safety Awareness on Playgrounds Thermal Burns from Playground Equipment The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission CPSC wants you to be aware of the risk of thermal burns from ...
  4. Burn from chemicals ... in contact with the toxic substance Rash , blisters , burns on the skin Unconsciousness ... Make sure the cause of the burn has been removed. Try not to come in contact with it yourself. If the chemical is dry, brush off any excess. Avoid ...
  5. Burns (For Parents) (Nemours Foundation)  
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    ... Name Submit For Friends & Family Members of Survivors Burn injuries affect the individual survivor as well as ... a loved one who is healing from a burn injury, we can help. Learn more about the ...
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  8. Burns (American Society for Surgery of the Hand)  
    ... Picker Videos Hand Anatomy Find a Hand Surgeon Burns Email to a friend * required fields From * To * ... with either heat or certain chemicals. Degrees of burns Burns are classified by the depth of injury, ...
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  10. ... Safety Tips > Video > Special Needs > Burns and Scalds Burn Prevention for Families With Children With Special Needs ... to learn what you need to know about burn prevention if you have a child with special ...
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