A 29-year-old female asked:
Disclaimer

I got a first/second degree scald from hot water. The blistered peeled off. What do I do?

1 doctor answer
Dr. Vasudha Kaushik
15 years experience in Family Medicine
Aloe, ointment, doc: Apply a good quality aloe vera gel on it to reduce pain and inflammation. Apply a zinc based antibiotic cream to prevent infection. See a doctor as soon as possible to further evaluation.
Answered on Sep 25, 2016

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month

Related questions:

A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wenjay Sung
13 years experience in Podiatry
Cold compresses: Sorry to hear. Apply cold compresses to the area. After about 20-30 minutes, check the blisters to see if they are getting worse. It sounds like a ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Katharine Cox
44 years experience in Pediatric Emergency Medicine
2nd degree burn: Blistering indicates a second degree burn and should be managed by a doctor. Be seen and treated. All the best.
1
1 thank
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Darryl Blinski
45 years experience in Plastic Surgery
Blisterburn/hotwater: Silvadene (silver sulfadiazine) RX cream>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>&g ... Read More
1
1 thank
A male asked:
Dr. Robert Bandyk
34 years experience in Podiatry
Hard to say: hopefully no more than a few days Icing area on and off 5 to 10 minutes for an hour or more every day it continues
1
1 thank

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month