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Hot Oil Burn
Cold water: Cold or icy water is a good initial therapy. ...Read more
My wife burnt herself with hot cooking oil. Will my local clinic have a burn ointment that is better than the local wallgreens?
Immediately !: Remove yourself from the source of heat. Immerse your hands into a cool / room temperature water filled bucket. Pour cool / warm temp water onto your leg. Do not rub the burn areas. Call 911 and get transported immediately to the ed. You may develop second degree burns, and depending upon the amount of skin affected, you may have to go through long time of care by burn specialists. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Had a mild burn on my hand due to hot oil and my friend advises me not to put it in ice water and don't blow or cough near the wound. Why ?
Not true: You can put it in ice water to relieve acute pain. ...Read more
I suffered hot oil burns on my fingers two days ago. It formed blisters and the blisters broke. Now there's almost clear puss that keeps coming out of the (small) wounds. Is this normal?
There's slight local swelling. How do I treat this?
Not normal: You need to consult with your doctor as this sounds like an infected burn. I hope you feel better soon. ...Read more
How to relieve the hot burn from peppermint oil? My husband has swelling in the back of his neck i used peppermint oil mixed with lavender oil.
Cold pack may help: I would use a bit of soap and cool water to wipe off the oil, then use a cold pack (ice in plastic bag and wrapped in thin towel will do also) will help. The peppermint will "burn itself out" in about 1-2 hours (must wipe off the oil). Hope this will help. If not better, call doc for eval. Good luck. ...Read more
I drank a lot of olive oil now my entire abdomen, stomach, internal organs are burning hot. What could be wrong?
I'm curious...: ...as to why you'd do such a thing? Undoubtedly, given the reaction you suffered, you won't do it again-- ...Read more
I have a burn scar on the back of my thigh from a hot iron. Is there any way I can fade it, with some product? I have tried bio oil, it's not working.
Why does my throat burn after havering fried food cold it be the oil just feels hot and scratchy what to do cold it be from the oil being to hot?
Food too hot: Do not eat fried food until it cools down for at least 10 minutes. Fried food retains a lot of heat and yes your throat is burning, for real! ...Read more
My two year old has a chemical burn from an indoor pool and hot tub. It's been over a week and it's still extremely red, raised and now cracking and bleeding. I've been putting olive oil on it but it's not helping. What can I put in it to help it heal an
Nesporin: Try neosporin on the area.Get a more detailed answer ›
I got a burn on some side portion of my right breast with hot oil 5 days ago so i applied Silverex cream and kept it open for 3 days but as?
Please : Complete your question. Not sure if the burn is getting better or worse or any drainage ...Read more
Cool/tepid water: Immediately place the burned area (if not extremely severe) in cool or tepid water to stop the burning. Gently washing with cool water & soap will remove residual oil. Do not remove blisters (they provide a sterile "bandage"). If a large area of hand/face/etc is involved, seek medical help at once for definitive treatment to prevent contractures. Do not smear burn with grease/butter/the like. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
3rd degree burn: For a third degree burn - it is important to get prompt medical treatment. ...Read more
Sort of.: While it's a myth that you can accelerate tanning by applying baby oil, the use of baby oil instead of a good sunscreen lotion will certainly make your skin much more susceptible to tanning and way more likely to burn. Remember, tanning is your body's way of telling you that you're getting too much sun. Baby oil is a petroleum product that contains no sunscreen. ...Read more
Healing: There's not much to do at this point. Show it to your doctor for his/her thoughts. ...Read more