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There are 4 possible causes of eschar

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Possible Causes - Listed in order from the most common to the least.

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Eschar

Eschar (es-CAR) is dead tissue that sheds or falls off from healthy skin. It is caused by burns and also occurs in pressure wounds (bedsores). Eschar is typically tan, brown, or black and may be crusty.Wounds ar...

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Burns

This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.

A burn is damage to the skin or body tissue from exposure to heat, ultra-violet light, radiation, hot liquid, steam, fire, flammable liquids or gases, chemicals, or electricity. Minor burns typically heal on their ow...

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Typhus

Typhus fevers are caused by a bacteria that is transmitted by bites from fleas, ticks, mites, and other arthropods. Rash is a common symptom of typhus.

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Chlorine Poisoning

This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.

Chlorine poisoning can occur when you swallow or inhale chlorine. It reacts with water inside and outside of the body to form dangerous compounds. It can cause digestive, respiratory, skin, and circulatory problems.

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Please consult a healthcare professional if you have health concerns.
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