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Burns and scalds

Burns are common. Common causes include sunburn, scalds from hot water in the home and chemical burns. Read about the symptoms, treatments, and different types.

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Chemical burns

Many chemicals can cause serious burns to the skin and a chemical burn should be treated as a medical emergency. Learn how to do first aid while awaiting help.

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Burn and scald symptoms

Trusted information about burn and scald symptoms

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Burn and scald treatments

Trusted information about burn and scald treatments, including self care advice, things to avoid and when to seek medical attention

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Electric shocks and burns

Trusted information about electric shocks and burns, including what it is, causes, symptoms, safety, treatments and self-care

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Electric shock and burn treatments

Trusted information about electric shock and burn treatment, including what to do in an emergency situation and advice on what to do while waiting for the ambulance

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Electric shock and burn symptoms

Trusted information about electric shock and burn symptoms, including how to stay safe and what to do if someone near you receives an electric shock

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Winter health hazards at home

Keeping warm indoors means watching out for heaters and other things that can cause burns and scalds. These simple tips should help to keep you safe.

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Symptoms of shingles

Shingles is a painful rash on a sensitive area of skin that can have symptoms such as burning and itching. Learn more here - including when to see a doctor.

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Heartburn (indigestion)

Heartburn is a feeling of burning pain or discomfort in the chest. Find out about the triggers for heartburn and what you can do to reduce your risk.

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Nerve pain (neuralgia)

Nerve pain can feel like a shooting, stabbing or burning sensation. There are many ways to treat it, such as traditional pain relief medicines, exercise and alternative therapies. Learn how to identify symptoms and manage nerve pain.

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