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what happens if you burn your finger in boiling water and how do you have to treat it

A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. LUIS IRIZARRY
27 years experience Family Medicine
Burn: 1st degree burn is just red & warm skin without blister: ice it. 2nd degree burn is as above with a blister: see doctor- silvedine ointment helps a ... Read More

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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Jeu
43 years experience Family Medicine
Immediately : Immediately cool the skin with ice packs. This will cut the inflammation. Taking some Ibuprofen will also decrease the inflammation and pain. Best ... Read More
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Dr. Darryl Blinski
45 years experience Plastic Surgery
2nd degree burn hand: How do you know it is even a 2nd degree and not a 3rd degree. Where you seen by a doctor? In most cases of 2 nd degree the healing can take unto 10 to ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sarosh Batlivala
15 years experience Pediatric Cardiology
Keep Clean: Keep the fingers clean to prevent infection. If painful, you may place a cool rag on them, but do not soak them too long as this may lead to skin bre ... Read More

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