The symptoms of a burn are directly correlated to the degree of the burn, varying on how deep the skin damage is. In most cases, it will take at least a day or two before symptoms are present, and the degree of the burn can be determined.
Second-degree burn symptoms often remain mild but can become intense, warranting a trip to the doctor. Although, scars will take longer to fully develop the other symptoms will subside within a few weeks.
Third-degree burns heal slowly and symptoms may take anywhere from a few weeks to a few months to subside. Third-degree burns always require immediate treatment by a medical professional.
Fourth-degree burn symptoms can take several months or even up to a year to subside. Fourth-degree burns always require immediate treatment by a medical professional and can be life-threatening if not treated properly.