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Area burnt is calculated using the "Rule of Nine" where

THead and neckT1 X 9 = 9
TEach armT2 X 9 = 18
TEach legT2 X 9 = 18
TFront of the trunkT2 X 9 = 18
TBack of the trunkT2 X 9 = 18
TPerineumT1
TPatient's handT1%


Complications occurring at the local site

► Wound infection

► Scarring

► Wound contractures

Complications occurring throughout the body

► Generalized Infection

► Acute peptic ulceration

► Seizures

► Kidney failure

► Psychological disturbance

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hello, I'm not sure if this is the right place to post this question but nonetheless, I hope people are generous enough to help. I was playing basketball and developed a water blister. I didn't pop/remove the outer-skin because A. I wanted to see what happens, and B. sheer laziness. However, after a day, the skin(the outer skin of the blister) turned black, and I feared they had died. So I removed them and put a band-aid over it. Did I take all the necessary precautions? If anyone has any sort of recommendations, please comment below.
BTW, I never saw blisters turning black before... it was quite alarming. Oh, and after I removed the top blackened skin, there was no bleeding or anything, just brownish residue I believe to be skin cells.

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