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first aid treatment for burns and scalds

A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Treatment: Not sure what you mean by heart burns and scalds. Those terms are not quite pertinent to heart problems. Why don't you ask again and describe exactly ... Read More

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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dustin Colegrove
11 years experience Internal Medicine
No: But may help prevent subsequent infection.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Poleszak
34 years experience Internal Medicine
Cold water and : Silverdene.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
See: http://www.mayoclinic.org/first-aid/first-aid-cpr/basics/art-20056600
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Korona
32 years experience Interventional Radiology
Go to: Er as quickly and safely as possible.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
That question can't: Possibly be covered in 400 characters or less. Please consult a boy scout first aid merit badge manual to learn this and much more great information.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Singer
50 years experience Pediatric Neurology
Get help ASAP : The most important action is to get the person to a hospital asap. Since this a life threatening situation.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Slattery
30 years experience Sports Medicine
RICE: The old stand-by rice, rest-ice-compression-elevation, still works pretty well. If there is significant pain with weight bearing or any tenderness wh ... Read More
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A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Cold water: Cold or icy water is a good initial therapy.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rhett Griggs
18 years experience Hand Surgery
Same: Depends on injury...But clean it, splint it, compress it and ice it..

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