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Question: sulphuric acid burn

 billyjaxin - Wed Sep 16, 2009 10:12 am

Two days ago my face was splashed with concentrated sulpuric acid. It was flushed with water within 10 - 20 seconds. It seems to be healing well but has left some brown splotches. The brown spotches are numb.

Will the discoloration fade over time?
 Dr.M.jagesh kamath - Mon Sep 21, 2009 3:46 am

User avatar Hello,Most of the post inflammatory pigmentation caused by superficial burns should clear by 6 months.You may apply some aloe vera creme twice daily.If persists hydroquinone creme or azelaic acid creme may be prescribed by the physician.

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