A chemical burn, also known as caustic burn, is a type of burn which occurs as a result of an irritant, such as a base/alkaline or an acid. Immediate first aid is needed for chemical burns, which includes removing or washing off the chemicals which have caused the burn. The initial treatment of majority of the chemical burns on the skin is done by flushing or rinsing the chemical off the affected region by using room temperature water. Know the types, causes, symptoms, first aid, treatment, complications, prognosis and prevention of Chemical Burns.
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