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Burn Victim Tells The Horrific Tale Of How He Got His Injuries | The Jeremy Kyle Show


How a wound heals itself - Sarthak Sinha


How to treat a burn - How to treat burns at home


Doctors Are Using Fish Skin to Treat Burns


Evaluation/Treatment of the Child with a Burn Injury, Hand Burn Dressing

A burn is a type of injury to skin, or other tissues, caused by heat, cold, electricity, chemicals, friction, or radiation. Most burns are due to heat from hot liquids, solids, or fire. While rates are similar for males and females the underlying causes often differ. Among women in some areas, risk is related to use of open cooking fires or unsafe cook stoves. Among men, risk is related to the work environments. Alcoholism and smoking are other risk factors. Burns can also occur as a result of self harm or violence between people.