first-degree burn


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first-degree burn

[¦fərst də¦grē ′bərn]
(medicine)
A mild burn characterized by pain and reddening of the skin.
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He suffered first-degree burns to his legs when it is believed he fell into the fire, behind Kellsway, on Sunday.
One, a 13-year-old boy, suffered first-degree burns to his legs in the incident behind Kells Way, on Sunday.
I ended up with first-degree burns on the pad of my trigger finger which forced me to shoot even faster towards the end of the test," explained Jarrett.
As a souvenir, I got perfect, river stone-shaped, first-degree burns on my back.
The disaster, which resulted in his grandmother receiving third-degree burns and first-degree burns among the rest of the family, motivated Marquez to get involved with the grassroots organization Communities for a Better Environment.
He added: "They were mostly first-degree burns on his buttocks, back, around his knees and mouth.
But edema with first-degree burns is rarely noted in the literature.
Two firefighters suffered first-degree burns in the fire that destroyed the classroom in the 5400 block of Katherine Road.
First-degree burns occur when the first layer of skin has been burned.
Skin lubricants, such as Eucerin or aloe vera cream or lotion, can be applied to first-degree burns (unbroken red skin, no blisters).
Emergency-room personnel reported treating 155 patients for skin burns, including approximately 68 percent with first-degree burns, 25 percent with second-degree burns and 11 percent with unspecified types of burns.
The medical team conducted surgeries on 41 patients suffering from first-degree burns and deep wounds.