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TCA 20% went wrong? please help~

Hi, I had the second TCA 20% on 19th night, I left it on for 3mins then washed it off, but it seems gone so much deeper than the first time, and the burning last all night long from strong to less, the face didn't turn red but pale, only the area on my jaw line and one side of my cheek turned brown a few hours later after the peel.... the next day, my face was swelling a lot (didn't happen on the first time), the brown area looks like orange skin and the rest is red... so I put some antiseptic cream and some healing cream on it, on the same night it started to feel tight a little bit and a little less swelling..... today its still swelling a bit, the whole face turned darker red and brown, and it started to peel on my chin but really thin, and the skin underneath haven't change it still brown!! I'm so worry now, is my face colour gonna be like this forever? did I just over burned it for some reason? it acted so different compare with the first peel 5 weeks ago... the first time was great, only took 5 days to peel.... the colour back to normal straight away on the peeled area... can anyone give some advice and tell me what is happening to me? I'm really worry now...

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Plastic surgeon
Miami, FL
United States
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October 22, 2014 4:28 AM

Again "self treating" BAD IDEA. Seek immediate in person visits to Derm or Urgent Care... (more)
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