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what is the best treatment for burns from melted and pretty much boiling hot butter being dumped on your wrist should i go to the dr

A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Douglas Dedo
51 years experience Plastic Surgery
Yes: From this brief history it is impossible to determine the depth of the burn. It needs to be examined and followed closely.
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A member asked:
Dr. Laura McMullen
20 years experience Pediatrics
There : There are three burn classifications which will help you know what to do. 1) first degree burn: usually just redness swelling and pain. Unless it in ... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marc Serota
13 years experience Dermatology
Depends: This depends on the specific situation. If the basal cell is a more aggressive form ("morpheiform" or "desmoplasatic") the scraping and burning proce ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience Plastic Surgery
Depends in deprh: Superficial (1st degree) burns with redness require minimal treatment with an ointment & possible nsaids (if not sensitive). Partial thickness burns ( ... Read More
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A 84-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience Rheumatology
There are a variety: You can ask your physician. There are many topical therapy choices. Mafenide topical, silver silfidiazine topical, bacitracin/neomycin/polymyxin B t ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Possibly: Without examining the hand or knowing what the treatment was it is difficult to know. Call the doctor who treated you and describe the pains to see if ... Read More
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
?burn: Could these be 1st degree burns? If so use soothing aloe vera lotion or even Hydrocortisone cream on them. For infected areas use an antibiotic ointme ... Read More
A 13-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Take burn seriously.: You need to take this burn seriously. Second degree burns can become quite painful and can become infected very easily. OTC remedies will clearly no ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
43 years experience Family Medicine
Many: We rate burns; 1st degree is a sunburn;try aloe 2nd degree is a blister: leave it covered, don't break the blister, and some otc antibiotic cream/oi ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Mass
45 years experience Hand Surgery
Splint it: Splint the wrist and see a hand surgeon to rule out an injury that needs surgery. You do not want to ignore a treatable problem.

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