Eschar

Self-care

Self-care options include keeping the area covered and applying a hydrating gel (hydrogel) to moisturize the skin.

When to make a doctor's appointment

See a doctor if:

  • Signs of infection, such as oozing, increased pain, redness, and swelling
  • Significant scarring
  • Area gets bigger
  • Lack of healing

Last Updated May 26, 2018


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