Fourth degree burns

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What is fourth degree burns?

Fourth degree burn is the most severe type of burn affecting structures such as muscle, tendons, and bones. A fourth degree burn involves nerve damage in which no physical pain may be experienced.

Common symptoms reported by people with fourth degree burns

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, fatigue, pain, and stress) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people with fourth degree burns

Treatment name(s)
Type
How many have tried
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(BuSpar)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
anxious mood (1) depressed mood (1)
Treatment name(s)
Type
Lifestyle Modification
How many have tried
1
Tried for
anxious mood (1) depressed mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Neurontin)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Paxil)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
depressed mood (1)
Treatment name(s)
Type
Lifestyle Modification
How many have tried
1
Tried for
anxious mood (1) depressed mood (1)

Data from patients with fourth degree burns, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Compare treatments taken by people with fourth degree burns

Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Total evaluations
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(BuSpar)
Perceived effectiveness
for anxious mood (4 evaluations)
Side effects
Total evaluations
4
Tried for
anxious mood (1) depressed mood (1)
Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
for anxious mood (3 evaluations)
Side effects
Total evaluations
3
Tried for
anxious mood (1) depressed mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Neurontin)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (3 evaluations)
Side effects
Total evaluations
4
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Paxil)
Perceived effectiveness
for depressed mood (5 evaluations)
Side effects
Total evaluations
5
Tried for
depressed mood (1)
Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
for anxious mood (3 evaluations)
Side effects
Total evaluations
3
Tried for
anxious mood (1) depressed mood (1)
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Data from patients with fourth degree burns, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Who has fourth degree burns on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 1
30s 1
40s 2
50s 0
60s 1
70+ 0

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 2
Female 3

These charts show data from fourth degree burns patients who have completed their condition history
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