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What oinment is good for burn blister?

What oinment is good for burn blister?

Burn Blisters: A blister indicates a second degree burn. If the blister is large it may need to be drained and debrided. The burn wound needs to be kept clean and dressed to protect the area from infection. Various topical ointments or creams can be used. Unless the burn is very small you should seek medical attention to prevent infection and heavy scarring. ...Read more

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Dr. Philip Miller
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Blistering (Definition)

Blistering is a bubble of skin filled with fluid. They can occur to excessive rubbing (as with a new pair of ...Read more


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How to treat burn blister ?

How to treat burn blister ?

Depends: If the blister is intact leave it alone. If the blister is broken then the skin needs to be removed and wound care carried out...If a simple blister wash it with soap and water then apply antibiotic ointment and cover with a band-aid. Check your tetanus status. ...Read more

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Burn blister has popped, how to treat?

Burn blister has popped, how to treat?

A 2nd-degree burn...: Is a partial-thickness burn that will heal on its own, given good wound care. Keep the wound clean and apply antibiotic ointment to it until healed. Use simple pain meds, such as Ibuprofen or Acetaminophen for discomfort. If it does not heal or seems like it's getting infected, you should seek medical care. ...Read more

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Have a burn blister. Should you break it or not ?

Have a burn blister. Should you break it or not ?

No: Leave it intact - to avoid creating a portal for infection. ...Read more

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Should i pop a burn blister on my arm?

Should i pop a burn blister on my arm?

Leave blister alone: I recommend leaving blisters alone at home since they act as a biological dressing and protect the raw tissue underneath. At some point they will pop on their own and then you should apply an antibiotic ointment on the open area for several days. For large burns (larger than the palm of your hand) you should see a doctor since that may require more extensive care. ...Read more

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Should I pop a burn blister on my finger?

Blisters are: typically sterile, so i suggest you don't pop it as you can then introduce infection. You can use aluminus acetate soaks to dry out the blister. ...Read more

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Burn blister on buttocks just popped, now what?

Burn blister on buttocks just popped, now what?

Keep it clean by...: Washing with soap and water 1-2 times/day and applying Bacitracin ointment after washing (small amount; can buy without prescription. Cover with a bandaid or dry gauze. Should be healed in less than two weeks...If not, see your doctor. ...Read more

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How can you prevent a popped burn blister from scarring?

How can you prevent a popped burn blister from scarring?

Local hygiene: There will always be a component of scarring with healing. Wash the area with plain old soap and water. Apply some antibiotic ointment. Cover with dressing. Don't leave open to air. When completely healed. Obtain mederma cream and apply as directed. ...Read more

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