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Most burns are accidental. But some burns may not be accidental. Intentional burns, such as immersion in a bathtub of hot water, can occur in abuse situations. Suspect physical abuse of a child or vulnerable adult when:
You may be able to prevent further abuse by reporting it.
An intentional burn can also occur when a person burns himself or herself (self-inflicted burns). The person with a self-inflicted burn will need a mental health evaluation as well as medical treatment.
It is important to have intentional burns evaluated by a health professional.
Last Revised: December 27, 2012
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