What are the symptoms of a first-degree burn?
The following are the most common signs and symptoms of a first-degree burn. However, each child may experience symptoms differently. Symptoms may include:
- dry skin
- skin that is painful to touch
- pain usually lasts 48 to 72 hours and then subsides
- peeling skin
The symptoms of a first-degree burn may resemble other conditions or medical problems. Consult your child's physician for a diagnosis.