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Every person knows that intensity and severity of burn injury is rated in three main degrees such as first degree burn, second degree burn, third degree burn and fourth degree burn. First degree burn is very minor for skin care. In case of second degree burn, it is slightly severe than first degree burn and causing various blisters. Third degree burns also known as reticular dermis and it cause scarring. Now we will discuss that what is fourth degree burn and what are its main causes. Fourth degree burn is considered to be largest threat for skin care. The main causes of fourth degree burn are as follows:
- Flames (Heat Burn) and Scalding Burn
- Different chemicals(Chemical Burn). The chemicals that cause chemical burn are described here
- Electricity (Electric Burn).
- Various ultraviolet rays(Radiation Burn).
- Light(Light Burn)
Contractures are popular and common condition that results from various major burns. Contractures are considered to be the medical term for shortened muscles and various joints of the body caused by tightness. Fourth degree burns and several serious burns can cause the skin of person to peel off. Fourth degree burn is a burn that completely destroying the persons skin and underlying tendons.
High voltage of electrical current can cause fourth degree burns and destruction of skin. It is considered to be the most grave and fatal type of burn. This kind of burn cause permanent deformity and loss of function in the particular area. If any patient suffers from syndrome then it is strongly recommended that patient will have to get surgery in order to remove dead tissue and reduce the pressure on the particular area and get proper treatment for skin care. There are certain natural remedies to cure the burn, diets, what to avoid and some treatments including surgeries, massages and skin graftings for the major and minor burns.
This type of burn also causes severe condition called complement cascade that can increase the tissue damage. There are many treatments are recommended for proper skin care and treatment of fourth degree burn. Different treatments such as maintaining the patient hydrated, removing the damaged tissue, protecting infection and grafting skin in order to replace the burned skin. Moreover, physical therapy is also very important to restore the main function of the affected and particular area.
On the whole after discussing the main causes of fourth degree burn and its role in the protection of skin care it is easy to conclude that this type of burn is very intense and severe for skin care and it is getting rapidly popularity all over the world