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Old 12-17-2016, 04:04 PM
buddha_david buddha_david is offline
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There are actually six degrees of burns. Fourth degree means the burn extends through all skin layers and damages the underlying muscle and soft tissues. Fifth degree burns destroy soft tissue and extend to the bones, while sixth degree destroys the bones themselves. You hardly ever hear about the last two degrees because they are virtually 100% fatal.