Testing & Diagnosis for Second Degree Burn in Children

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What are the symptoms of a second-degree burn?

The following are the most common signs and symptoms of a second-degree burn. However, each child may experience symptoms differently. Symptoms may include:

  • blisters
  • deep redness
  • burned area may appear wet and shiny
  • skin that is painful to the touch
  • burn may be white or discolored in an irregular pattern

The symptoms of a second-degree burn may resemble other conditions or medical problems. Consult your child's physician for a diagnosis.