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A burn occurs when heat or a caustic (corrosive) substance damages your body’s tissues. There are three types of burns:
At Dignity Health, our highly trained emergency doctors offer treatment for severe burns in Sacramento and the surrounding areas. Find a Dignity Health ER near you for quick, reliable care.
Symptoms depend on the type of burn:
If you are in doubt about the degree of your burn, see a doctor at Dignity Health. You should also consult a doctor if the burn shows signs of infection, such as oozing or increased pain, redness, or swelling.
Burn treatment depends on the degree of the burn.
Seek medical care if you are unsure of treating a burn or if you experience new or worsening symptoms.
Dignity Health provides 24/7 emergency services for severe burns in the Sacramento region.