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A 16-year-old male asked:

what should i do; a swollen dot of 1cm diameter burns on 2 fingers, after touching a pan. feels really hot unless in water. home treatment or doctors?

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Dr. John Minoli
Plastic Surgery 37 years experience
Have it evaluated: If your spots are left to demarcate they will eventually declare themselves as to the degree of burn. If you can at least get to an urgent care center the burns can be evaluated for depth of penetration, zone of injury, and potential need for treatment such as debridment ; repair.

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