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Most scald burns in children can be prevented - The Galveston County Daily News : Columns

October 22, 2014

Most scald burns in children can be prevented

Posted: Wednesday, March 6, 2013 12:00 am

No one wants to be burned. Even the smallest burn hurts more than a cut the same size.

Larger burns not only hurt, but can result in significant pain, permanent scarring, loss of the use of limbs and even death. Most scald burns can be prevented. Scald burns occur from accidental spills of hot liquids or from hot tap water.

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