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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)  
    ... outlets, etc.) overexposure to the sun Types of Burns Burns are often categorized as first-, second-, or ... if the burn is severe). Continue First-Degree Burns First-degree burns, the mildest of the three, ...
  6. Phoenix Society for Burn Survivors (Phoenix Society for Burn Survivors)  
    ... 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 ...
  7. Burn Institute (Burn Institute)  
    ... Now Help keep local seniors safe from fire! Burn Survivor Support If you are reading this, chances ... – a burn injury. Learn more Fire and Burn Prevention Each year, the Burn Institute provides fire ...
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  9. Burns (American Society for Surgery of the Hand)  
    ... Videos Infographics 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, ...
  10. Burns (American College of Emergency Physicians)  
    ... minor burns, and chemical and electrical burns. Minor Burns For minor burns: Remove the person from the ... you in danger as well. Chemical and Electrical Burns For chemical and electrical burns, call 911 or ...
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