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Top 10 Common Household Items That Can Cause Chemical Burns

Experiencing a chemical burn can be a traumatic event, often leading to physical pain and emotional distress. These injuries are particularly unsettling when they occur in the safety of your own home, where you expect to be safe from harm. However, many common household items can cause chemical burns—and understanding the risks can help you

What Are the Types and Degrees of Burns?

Burn injuries are among the most painful and traumatic experiences one can endure. Depending on the severity of the burn, the path to recovery can be long and fraught with physical and emotional challenges. To help determine the best course of treatment for burn victims, medical professionals classify these injuries into four main types, which

What To Do If You Suffer a Burn Injury at a Restaurant

Restaurants can be dangerous places for customers and employees alike. Hot foods and liquids, heating elements, and even open flames can pose a serious risk and lead to severe, debilitating burn injuries. If you suffer a burn injury while dining at a restaurant in Washington, it is important to remain calm, seek medical attention, and

How Common is Nerve Damage from a Burn Injury?

Burn injuries can result in serious injuries, including permanent scarring, skin damage, and severe pain. In very serious cases, however, you may sustain permanent nerve damage from a burn—and lose all sensation in the affected area. Nerve damage from a burn injury is not common but can occur if you develop very serious burns. If