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A chemical burn, from Nair or any other hair removal cream, is a potentially serious skin irritation caused by the strong alkaline ingredients in the product. When using such depilatories, the instructions must be follow... More »

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To treat Nair burns, rinse the Nair from the affected area with cold water. Treat redness with an ointment that contains 1 percent hydrocortisone cream. Anti-inflammatory drugs, such as Ibuprofen and acetaminophen, may r... More »

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For superficial chemical burns, antibacterial ointments and aloe vera gel are appropriate treatments. Applying either of these two substances with a cotton ball or swab to the affected area is usually sufficient for burn... More »

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Wild yam cream is a topical product used by some women to reduce the severity of hot flashes and other symptoms of menopause. The active chemical in the wild yam is diosgenin, and laboratory procedures turn diosgenin int... More »

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Skin exposure to chlorine bleach can result in skin irritation, according to the Environmental Protection Agency. Bleach, the common name for a solution made up of sodium hypochlorite and water, is a pesticide and fungic... More »

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There are two major types of skin lesions, namely primary skin lesions that can be hereditary or develop over time, and secondary skin lesions, which occur as a result of skin irritation, states Healthline. Birthmarks, r... More »

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