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A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
Cold water: Cold or icy water is a good initial therapy.
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
How serious?: This can be very serious depending on whether it's 1st, 2nd or 3rd degree and what extent of area is burned. You absolutely should see your doctor unl ... Read More
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Dr. Joan Gelin
25 years experience Emergency Medicine
Immediately !: Remove yourself from the source of heat. Immerse your hands into a cool / room temperature water filled bucket. Pour cool / warm temp water onto you ... Read More
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Dr. Carlos Satulovsky
28 years experience Psychiatry
It depends: On the severity of the lesion (degree) and surface affected (percentage of the skin). Combining both, it may range from little intervention (some topi ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohammed Parvez
14 years experience Internal Medicine
Burn: I am sorry to know you accidentally had burns. Surely the surgeon can help you with burns you have sustained. Visit a plastic surgeon to get best advi ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Significant Burn?: If yes, go to er.
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
40 years experience Dentistry
Absolutely not: The toothpaste will only irritate your burn even more. If the burn is bad, you should see a physician for proper care.
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Sherris
33 years experience Facial Plastic Surgery
Not true: You can put it in ice water to relieve acute pain.
A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Yusuf Omar
Specializes in
Leave it: Leave it. Let it pop on its own. When it does use a sterile gauze with wound cream to close it and allow to heal under moist conditions
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
23 years experience Family Medicine
Cold pack may help: I would use a bit of soap and cool water to wipe off the oil, then use a cold pack (ice in plastic bag and wrapped in thin towel will do also) will he ... Read More
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