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I Am a Burn Victim

Share stories with those around you have suffered from burns as well. Seek emotional support because no one knows what it's like to burn like you do. 205 People

    Burned Again And Again, Then Cut And Slashed - Well, its pretty simple, normal childhood, normal high school up until my 18th birthday. 18 days after my 18th birthday at 6pm is...
    osirisgothra osirisgothra 36-40 1 Response Oct 16, 2013

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    Burned In 2005 - In 2005 I suffered 2nd degree burns to the left side of my face, breast, arm and top of my head (as a result I have no hair on top).  This happened after  I...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Sep 26, 2011

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    Feeling Down - I have been feeling down lately because of the limitations of my hairstyles due to my injuries. I try to stay positive and grateful to the hair I do have as well as...
    janelle79 janelle79 31-35 1 Response Feb 1, 2013

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    My Story - My dress caught on fire when I was four and it burnt around 20/25% of me. I've had my scars for as lobg as I can remember and I hate them. They're disgusting. I have...
    jessicaliux jessicaliux 18-21, F 3 Responses Oct 30, 2013

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    New Here. Heres My Story - It was the 17th of august, and i has started my shift on my first day back at work after being sick for a few days. I worked the night shift at a brick...
    corychartier corychartier 18-21 5 Responses Nov 4, 2011

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    Could Have Ended Worse -      while laying in a pool of molten aluminum on fire there is no way of knowing what will be the ultimate outcome. the only choices...
    grogorthox grogorthox 31-35, M 6 Responses Feb 21, 2010

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    I was burned at about 6 to 9 months of age. It consumes so many of my thoughts since it's literally staring me in the face. I have lived my whole life trying to look normal but I'm...
    SingleLizAgain SingleLizAgain 41-45, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I Might Be Burnt 70% But Not My Mind And Capabilities Fire Cant Burn My Identity - June 11 2012 packing my stuff to move back to my university to give my last exam. i recalled my...
    anushkaw anushkaw 22-25, F 3 Responses Jun 19, 2013

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    Still Dealing With Pyscological Issues Of My Scars - When I was 9 years old, i went to spend a few days with a freind at her farm. We had found some matches and a bucket of...
    acesbeauties acesbeauties 36-40 6 Responses Nov 8, 2013

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    I was only about 6 mths old. Burned with hot milk about 80% of my face. Have tried to live a normal life, but it is exhausting. So tired of the stares and questions. I have had...
    SingleLizAgain SingleLizAgain 41-45, F 1 Response Mar 10

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    Hi - iam so depressed reallly iam so i decided to join here to feel that iam not alone iam not the only who suffer i know its a destiny thnx god but some time i feel i cant bear...
    emy595 emy595 26-30, F 3 Responses Apr 9, 2013

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    Those Fire Drills As A Kid Can Really Pay Off... - Everyone always tells you not to play with fire and gasoline. I'm not sure there is a single teenager out there that actually...
    creamykill creamykill 18-21, F 2 Responses May 4, 2010

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    The Time I Got Burned - my name is nicole zamora i'm ten years old, it all started in 2004 i was 2 years old my cousins jordan,jasmine,where sleeping over.my mom my dad 2 brothers...
    adriannez adriannez 13-15, F 3 Responses Jan 3, 2012

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    My story is on here- 19 years ago it all happened, on thursday after 19 years i finally went back to where it happened. I thought i would have a lot of emotions going through me...
    saved27 saved27 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 18

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    Things Do Get Better - No matter how hard I try to stay positive, I always seem to feel down about being burnt. It's been almost 3 months since it happened, maybe things will...
    Makemewhole Makemewhole 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 17, 2012

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    As A Reminder - We know inherently that our scars do not make us monsters. However, there are people who exist who will treat us as such, even if they do not mean it in a...
    PhilosphicalNonsense PhilosphicalNonsense 18-21, M 2 Responses Jun 3, 2010

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    Haunted - I am not sure if this happens to everyone who has experienced the truma of being a burn victim but I have dreams that are so vivid it is almost as if I was there again...
    miloqueen miloqueen 18-21, F 4 Responses Feb 9, 2013

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    When I was 7 years old I got burned, my aunt was getting married outside at grandma's house, the family had been busy making the outside beautiful, burning brush and old branches...
    thatonegirlbree thatonegirlbree 16-17, F 3 Responses Mar 25

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    Hi, I was burned in house fire when I was 19 yrs, I,m 39 now, with 3 beautiful children And good friends ,I have 45% burns, which most people don,t know cause I,m covered up all...
    annmar annmar 36-40, F 6 days ago

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    Pretending To Be Fine. - I joined this site because I just want to share my story. I have friends but they'll never understand what's really going through me. What I'm thinking and...
    roxz roxz 22-25, M 4 Responses Jul 6, 2013

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    My Mum Was Burnt 1 Week Today - HELP me understand My mum badly burnt in house fire 1 week ago...2,3,4th degree burns on 15% of her body, her legs are so badly burnt right down to...
    confuseddaughter confuseddaughter 31-35, F 3 Responses Feb 27, 2013

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    Lost - Hi I found this site while looking for support groups online. My story is I am a 45 year old retired army. I live on a small farm and my wife and I were using gas to put on...
    slack28 slack28 41-45 Sep 13, 2013

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    New Burn Victim - Compared to most on here, my story is nothing and very mild. I am about 5 weeks into 2nd-3rd degree burns to my right (dominant) hand, fingers and wrist. I...
    dragonzskye dragonzskye 41-45, F 5 Responses Apr 8, 2012

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    Lost - I am a burn victim. I guess that's what you could call me. It's all so new to me opening up like this. 9 months and it still haunts me, I feel like I should be stronger...
    miloqueen miloqueen 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 8, 2013

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    Just 8 - I was just 8 years old when my clothing caught fire. Only one or two people know how it actually happened as I feel guilty about it to this day. My grandmother saved my...
    littlestbell littlestbell 51-55, F 2 Responses Mar 12, 2013

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    On August 13th, 1982, at the age of 9, I was in an accident in my front yard. I was burned severely in a gasoline fire which burned over 35% of my body. My chest, stomach, abdomen...
    porchbrunke porchbrunke 41-45, M 2 Responses Dec 19, 2013

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    My Life Is Amazing - When i was 2 just 2 days before my3rd birthday i had an accident, i was out playing with my cousins and my dad and grandpa were fixing a car, they poured the...
    saved27 saved27 18-21, F 8 Responses Nov 7, 2013

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    This Is Me - i was severly burned a year ago in a housefire 46 percent of my body with 3rd and 4th degree bu rns on my body . i spent 3 months in icu and rehab i made a good...
    megz90 megz90 18-21 2 Responses Nov 26, 2011

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    Company Does Not Care About Safty - I was burned in 2001. third degree burns about 35 percent on my side and arms. The rest of the top part of my body second degree burns. The...
    cookerman cookerman 51-55, M 4 Responses Sep 10, 2009

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    Burned At A Young Age - On Easter Sunday, in 1966, at the age of five I got burned. I was leaning over an open face space heater, when my dress caught on fire. It was bad, I was...
    lajj8 lajj8 46-50, F 5 Responses Sep 20, 2010

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    Burns Survivor And Pain After Years. Needs Info! - Hi i was burned when i was a just 2yrs old in a house fire, i know i am very lucky to be alive right now after yrs of many ops...
    auds38 auds38 36-40, F 2 Responses Mar 30, 2013

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    Scarred For 33 Years Of My Life - I always wondered why through primary school the kids were calling me 'monster'...as well as other names. I was about 8 years old when I first...
    babygirl183 babygirl183 31-35, F 3 Responses Oct 2, 2012

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    Road To No Where - I was burned at the age of 11 years old by my step brother in the back fields of my fathers house. I was in the hospital for over 2months with 3rd degree burns...
    maskofshame maskofshame 51-55 2 Responses Sep 22, 2013

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    Though I don't remember being burned (except for some vague memories of a window in my hospital room). I was 1 1/2 years old and being given a bath in the sink. My dad left for...
    aerfixus aerfixus 18-21, F 1 Response 17 hrs ago

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    Electricution, Pylons - hey my names troy hall and i was severely burnt to 60 percent of my torso, i had been working on a hydralada in tauranga picking avocadoes where i had come...
    troyhall troyhall 26-30, M Oct 22, 2013

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    Please Help - i as well am a burn victim and i am doing my science fair project on burns (since its personal) and if u all could be so kind to answer this. What type of burns u had...
    Caitie784 Caitie784 13-15, F 3 Responses Sep 28, 2013

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    I Survived. - Hi my name is Sonia and iam a burns victim . My accident happened when i was 4and a half . 85 % of my body got burnt. I have been married now for 20 years and i have...
    bearses1 bearses1 41-45 2 Responses Feb 24, 2013

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    He Set Me On Fire At Age 14 - i am a burn victim. at age 14 my older boyfriend decieded to throw witch hazel on me and lit me up. stop drop roll ... yeah right what to u do when u...
    down4mine down4mine 26-30, F 13 Responses Feb 1, 2010

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    The Day I Cheated Death - I come from a long line of electricians, going back for three generations,Some would say that I was genetically predisposed to do this kind work , and I...
    Deathcheater Deathcheater 41-45, M 1 Response May 14, 2013

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    Why.... - On April 18th 2013 i was burned with a teapot on my left forearm. It caused a third degree burn on my arm. I recently was in the hospital's Regional Burn Center and...
    IndigoSwirls IndigoSwirls 26-30, F 3 Responses May 26, 2013

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    The Man Who Set Himself On Fire - I was in a Gasoline Fire in 2007 here is a potion from my book The Man Who Set Himself On FireYou could learn more at www.bathroomminister.comI...
    dbogen dbogen 31-35, M 4 Responses Dec 30, 2011

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    Scarred Child - When I was 1 year old my mother was cooking supper for myself and my 3 older sisters. She was making French fries using her stove top deep fryer. She went to check...
    Kurodot Kurodot 36-40, M Sep 13, 2013

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    Science Lab Chemical Burn Please Read!!!!!!!!!! - so i am currently writing to y'all with a burned face . And u might be thinking oh great another sob story from someone who burned...
    Caitie784 Caitie784 13-15, F 2 Responses Sep 27, 2013

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    How My Life Changed On 1/15/2012 - January 15, 2012, I was cooking as normal and a small grease fire started. I went to put it out with a fire extinguisher but got splattered...
    artemis31386 artemis31386 26-30 1 Response Feb 7, 2012

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    Sharyn's Burn Story - When I was 12 and it was December 1965, a long time ago I know, I was minding my own business walking around our yard in Australia in a T-shirt and shorts and...
    celtsha celtsha 56-60, F 2 Responses Nov 13, 2012

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    Getting Back To Normal After - I was in a Housefire, when I was 11 years old. I managed to get myself out, but not before becoming very badly burned, that room was a furnace! As I...
    Soopa Soopa 41-45, F 5 Responses Jun 3, 2012

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    Need Advice.. - Does anyone have partial scalp burns? Have anyone used hair concealer products like Derm match, mega THIK hair building fibers, or Organin? If so how pleased were...
    janelle79 janelle79 31-35 2 Responses Feb 6, 2013

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    The Fire - I will be completely honest with you, though I know my experiences lean towards the worst end of the scale, I realize that there are those who have suffered more than I...
    PhilosphicalNonsense PhilosphicalNonsense 18-21, M 20 Responses Sep 3, 2009

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    If you want to have some context as to where I am coming from with this post, please read my last entry here: EP Link … I can’t take it anymore. I really can’t. I think...
    UsernameEntered UsernameEntered 22-25, M 2 Responses Apr 6

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    7 Years. Of those 7 years I was only happy for about 3 years. 7 years with a man who gave me so much joy in the beginning. Now it's like he lives to tear me down. To humiliate me...
    bmichelleb bmichelleb 26-30, F 6 Responses 6 days ago

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    Why did he take it all? I was not smart. I knew I was not smart because I was told that every day. Sometimes with words and sometimes it was said with a look or a certain shrug...
    NoDavid NoDavid 46-50 4 days ago

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