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Burn Survivor Support (1 viewing)

Here burn survivors can share their experiences. Ask questions, pose dilemmas, share and discuss the challenges faced by burn survivors during recovery from and life after a burn injury. In sharing your experiences, you can support each other.
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Exercise and Fitness

Exercise helps improve flexibility, strength and stamina. The sooner you are able to begin everyday activity the better. Here you can post your questions about and personal experiences of exercising and regaining fitness after burn injury.
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Appearance of Burn Scars

There are lots of different options to help manage or change the appearance of burn scars. Here you can share your experiences with treatments such as laser therapy, microneedling, pressure garments, medical tattooing etc.
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Hair Loss

For some people hair loss can be one of the most difficult changes to deal with after a burn. Here you can discuss your hair loss experience โ€“ what have you tried? Share ideas about what has/has not been helpful – wigs, hair systems, tissue expanders, micropigmentation etc.
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Relationships

Sometimes burn injuries can change the way we relate to others including family, friends, partners and colleagues for better or worse. In sharing your experiences, you can support each other.
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Camouflage Makeup

Some people may choose to hide their visible burn scars with camouflage makeup. Share your experiences or ideas about camouflage.
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Itching

Itching is a natural part of healing but can be very difficult to cope with. Here you can share your experience of itchy scars and what you used to help tolerate the itching.
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Coping Strategies

Experiencing a burn at any age usually means finding ways to cope with pain, physical discomfort and emotional distress. There are many different coping strategies which others might find helpful too. Share your ideas and challenges in this section.
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