Updated July 27, 2010
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Everybody knows there are first, second, and third degree burns, but not everyone knows how to identify severe burns. It's not difficult to differentiate burns if you know what to look for.
These burn pictures illustrate how a deep burn looks compared to a shallow burn. Many of these pictures are submitted by readers. Submit your own burn picture here.
|First Degree Sunburn||Second Degree Electrical Burn||Bow Tied Sunburn||Road Rash|
|Second Degree Burn from Glue||Deep Second Degree Burn||Severe Hand Burn||Third Degree Burn on Finger|
|Heating Pad Burn||Scalding Burn from Pressure Washer|
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