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Thermal (Heat or Fire) Burns (cont.)

Follow-up

After receiving care in a hospital's emergency department for a burn, it is always wise to follow up with your doctor to have the burn reexamined.

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 9/8/2015

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Burn injuries account for an estimated 700,000 annual emergency department (ED) visits per year.

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