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Chemical Burns


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Comment from: elly181, 75 or over Female (Patient) Published: June 05

After a week of pain, numbness, and tingling in my fingers, I went to an urgent care facility and was diagnosed by the doctor as having sustained a chemical burn from a sink drain liquid which dripped onto my hand.

Comment from: Kimberly Salinas, 19-24 Female (Caregiver) Published: July 17

My daughter has a possible chemical burn on her hand and has been experiencing some headaches, dizziness, and fatigue and nausea.

Medically reviewed by John A. Daller, MD American Board of Surgery with subspecialty certification in surgical critical care


Cox, Robert D., MD, PhD. "Chemical Burns." Medscape. Updated Oct. 6, 2015.
Dire, Daniel J., MD, FACEP, FAAP, FAAEM. "CBRNE - Chemical Warfare Agents." Medscape. Updated Mar. 23, 2016.

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