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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Breaux
38 years experience Pediatric Surgery
Care for wound: Keep the wound clean and apply a topical antibiotic ointment (e.g., polysporin, (bacitracin and polymyxin) bacitracin, neosporin, triple-antibiotic oi ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Breaux
38 years experience Pediatric Surgery
Care for wound: Keep the wound clean and apply a topical antibiotic ointment (e.g., polysporin, (bacitracin and polymyxin) bacitracin, neosporin, triple-antibiotic oi ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Walsh
16 years experience Addiction Medicine
Location, size,deep: Depth of the burn (severity), burn location, and burn size dictate treatment. Any burn on the hands, feet, face, or genitals should be seen promptly. ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Sunburn: Keep sunburn cool w moist cool/cold compresses. Avoid alcohol containing products. Break off pieces of aloe vera plant ; apply sap to skin. Conside ... Read More
A 59-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
37 years experience Family Medicine
Cool/tepid water: Immediately place the burned area (if not extremely severe) in cool or tepid water to stop the burning. Gently washing with cool water & soap will rem ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Guzik
23 years experience Family Medicine
Cool butter: The active ingredient of a hot pepper burn is a colorless irritant phenolic amide c18h27no3 found in various capsicums that gives hot peppers their ho ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
38 years experience Pain Management
Burns: There are different grades of burn and it needs to be evaluated to determine the best treatment.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
See below: These are best left in the hands of burn specialists.
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A 71-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience General Surgery
Depends on the: Depth of the burn. Only a trained medical person can tell the depth. If it is a heating pad burn, it is usually superficial, second degree at the mo ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Pack
Dr. Mark Pack answered
30 years experience General Surgery
See your doctor: Third degree burns are deep burns. They do scar. They sometimes will need a skin graft to heal. See your doctor asap for proper treatment.

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