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How long it takes heal finger burn

A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Ring
31 years experience Hand Surgery
The : The only thing that can go wrong is infection (whether or not there is something still in there). You need to give it time. It's too early to have an ... Read More
Dr. Monica Wood
27 years experience Hand Surgery
As : As dr. Ring mentions, infections are uncommon that quickly. However, some particularly dirty wounds can get infected overnight. Watch for increasing ... Read More
Dr. Jeffrey Wint
34 years experience Hand Surgery
It : It may be from the trauma of the injury and be swollen, it may be that the area still huts from the wound, the area under the nail is very sensitive. ... Read More

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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Marek
22 years experience Plastic Surgery
It is possible: Burns can be painful. Usually superficial burns hurt more initially than deeper burns. When you say second degree strictly speaking I would think th ... Read More
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A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Burn: Apply silvadene (silver sulfadiazine) cream to your burn at least three times a day.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carlos Satulovsky
27 years experience Psychiatry
Common: Cistitis commonly present with symptoms like the ones you describe. You should consult your dr., a course of antibiotics may take care of it in some ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Glynis Ablon
28 years experience Dermatology
Non healing wounds: always make me think of superinfection at the site. see your doctor or dermatologist for culture
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Burnt finger: Please get to the nearest Emergency facility where they will take care of you.
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Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
35 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
Antibiotic: You may need an antibiotic, keep the area clean and dry. Apply Bacitracin and Aloe Vera ointments until you can see your physician. Do not open the wo ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
35 years experience Infectious Disease
No: Cipro (ciprofloxacin) is not a good antibiotic for skin infections.
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Katharine Cox
44 years experience Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Burn: Itchy and non painful is unlikely to be infected. Watch for redness that travels and any drainage particularly with an odour. Apply topical antibiotic ... Read More
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Varies: There are multiple potential causes and I would not hesitate to be seen for an accurate diagnosis. Among the more common causes is a synovitis of the ... Read More
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