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Immediately rinse the affected area with fresh water or saline (saltwater) solution - always make sure this source is uncontaminated Keep washing the burned body part with cool water until the pain begins to subside. This can take around 45 minutes Take off any clothes/jewellery that have made contact with the acid As tempting as it is to add cream to give some relief, this could affect the treatment prescribed by doctors If possible, loosely wrap the burn area in sterilised gauze, which helps prevent the wound from contamination After hospital treatment, patients are advised to stick to a strict aftercare regime - which includes changing dressings on a regular basis In serious cases, doctors may prescribe physiotherapy for victims whose nervous system has been affected by the burn Others will be offered skin grafts to help reduce symptoms and cosmetic signs of the attack As acid assaults are traumatic, patients may also be advised to seek counselling What should you NOT do in the … [Read more...] about How to treat an acid attack and what to do if you’re a witness or involved in an incident
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