Burn Pain: What to do to minimize your burn pain.

The severity of burn symptoms depend entirely on the severity of the burn. Mild burns – or first-degree burns – result in reddened skin and mild pain that usually dissipates within a few days. Mild burns may take about a week before the skin is completely healed. Second-degree burns result in swelling, blistering, and later peeling skin. Severe burns – or third-degree burns – result in whitened or...