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First degree burn

a burn in which only the epidermis is damaged

2

second degree burn

a burn in which the epidermis and upper layers of the dermis are burned

3

third degree burn

a burn in which all layers of the skin are burnt

4

signs of first degree burn

localized redness, swelling and pain

5

signs of a second degree burn

symptoms mimic those of first degree burn but with blistering