I believe I have chemical burns on my feet and


Q: I believe I have chemical burns on my feet and hands is it possible to tell from a picture and what did I need to do for it if it is?

Symptoms:  Peeling on feet and hands, hurts
I believe I have chemical b...-1

A:   Hello. Welcome to ask the doctor.

I have seen the attached photograph.
I understand your concern.
In burn cases specifically with chemicals, the foremost important thing is to completely wash off the chemical with soap and water.
I hope you must have already done it.
Next important step is to prevent infection.
For this, topical antibiotic cream like mupirocin 2 percent or silver nitrate is considered as the best treatment option.
Put lots of moisturiser over the affected area.
Keep the wound clean.
It may take 3-4 weeks for complete healing.
You should visit your doctor so that he can examine you and give you prescription.
You can share my opinion with him.

I hope it helps.
Stay healthy

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