Second Skin

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Second Skin®

Wound care A hydrogel dressing used for minor burns, blisters, insect bites or stings, to promote wound healing and protect against bacterial infection. See Wound care.

Second Skin

adhesive plastic film; used to prevent blister formation in skin areas subject to friction and shear

Patient discussion about Second Skin

Q. What are first, second and third degree burns? What’s the difference between them and do they get treated in a different way?

A. Pain management for burns can be difficult since burns differ in type and severity. There are three types of burns:

First-degree burns are considered mild compared to other burns. They result in pain and reddening of the epidermis (outer layer of the skin).

Second-degree burns affect the epidermis and the dermis (lower layer of skin). They cause pain, redness, swelling, and blistering.

Third-degree burns go through the dermis and affect deeper tissues. They result in white or blackened, charred skin that may be numb.
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References in classic literature ?
vocabulary that would stick to him like a second skin.
She had primrose-coloured gloves that fitted her hands like a second skin.
His companions were his sallow little Yankee secretary, whose name I really forget, but whom I met with Maguire at the Boxing Club, and a very grand person in a second skin of shimmering sequins.
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Sun and moon, even street lamps try to Make me understand, Born as one, my shadow dormant as we Grow into each other, As a second skin or perhaps that long Lost sister or brother, Take care of your shadow for it relies Each day and night on you, Should one day you find you're alone You'll know your time is due.
While some dresses are slick, acting as a mirroring second skin, reflecting the light on the curves through shimmering sparkles, others float around the body in voluptuous drapings or flowing rivers of fabric conferring strength and stature to the silhouette.
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It went on like a glossy second skin, lasted all day and garnered me several compliments including "have you been on holiday?