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Hot Water Burn
Hot water burn: A burn are 1st , 2nd or 3rd degree. Degree, size and location (over joints-as can scar and lead to decreased motion) are factors. 1st degree are like sunburns you can cool it down with cool water and place silver sulfadene on it. A 2nd degree blisters and can be significant if large and over joints. 3rd - is full till muscle if more than just a light sunburn go to urgent care or doc today ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Dark Spot Treatment: First of all, there are several causes for dark spots. Dark spots caused from skin injury, post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation, can be treated with the following: - hydroquinone 2% (available without a prescription) to 8% (prescription only) - tretinoin (retin a), which works best in conjunction with hydroquinone - Azelaic Acid (azelex)- used in pregnant woman as an alternative to hydroquinone. ...Read more
Hi am 24 year old please help me out i just to how get rid of hot water burn from mark permently . 1year over but it still visible?
Burn: You may need a plastic surgeon to treat the scar. ...Read more
Cold water: Wash with cold water for about 10 minutes. ...Read more
For a second-degree: ... Burn, keep the wound clean and apply a topical antibiotic ointment (e.g., polysporin, (bacitracin and polymyxin) bacitracin, neosporin, triple-antibiotic ointment). Also be sure to get good nutrition so that you have all the necessary building blocks for wound healing. If the wound is not healing soon (i.e., in 1 to 2 weeks), or if it seems like it is getting infected, seek formal medical attention. ...Read more
Hot water burn blister popped. What should I do so it doesn't get infected and gets healed quick? How long will it take to heal?
Local wound care: Local wound care usually involves washing with a gentle soap and water twice daily, applying antibiotic ointment and monitoring for signs of infection. Increased redness, swelling and pain, especially when combined with the appearance of pus indicates an infection which should be evaluated by a primary care physician. ...Read moreSee 5 more doctor answers
I have these spots on my wrist and arm that are dry that wont go away its been a month. Lotion and hot water burn them. theyre red?
2nd degree hot water burn. areas blistered and some not.Advised unlikely scar but hyperpigmentation. Will this be the blister areas?Best cream to use?
Hot water burn from 3 days ago. Red part is insanely itchy. The part with opened blister is not but it's oozing pus. What should I do? I had night sweats.
Blister because of hot water burn got popped accidentally. Now it's oozing yellow liquid. I am using over counter antibiotics cream. What should I do? Do i need to see a doctor?
Normal: Blisters from a 2nd degree burn eventually rupture and drain serous fluid (yellow, watery). The overlying dead skin will then slough leaving a red dermal base. New skin then starts growing from the edges (epithelialization) and is initially white then pink. Antibiotic ointment is acceptable although the risk for infection is very low. Gauze pads/wraps are helpful to absorb the serous drainage. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If you have scabies and run your hands under really hot water, can you burn the mites alive so they die?
Three months ago i spilled boiling hot water on me. A burn scar formed with hypopigmentation inside formed. How can I go about fading it?
Burn Scar: Your burn scar will probably fade and shrink somewhat over time, but, cosmetically, the result may not be ideal. You might want to consult a dermatologist or a plastic surgeon to seek advice on the best way to approach a satisfactory cosmetic result for you, whether it involves the uses of topical cremes or plastic surgery. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Recently I have started having an itch problem the day after I drink alcohal.I also get a burning prickly sensation when I am hot or touch hot water.
Itching: Generalized itchiness can have several causes. If a transient mosquito bite-like rash appears, then the itching is related to hives, or urticaria. If no rash, then itching is usually related to irritated or dry skin. Alcohol is particularly drying as it causes free water loss by the kidney. Bathing with hot water can also cause irritation/dryness. Cholinergic urticaria is also related to heat. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not really: Minor partial-thickness burns will heal on their 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
Everyone in my house has some kind of rash hot water burns it what could it be it seems to spread to other people?
I was burned by hot water about 40 min ago. I'm pretty sure its a 1st degree burn. How to treat it?
Cool compresses: First degree burns are like sunburns. The skin is red but there are no blisters. Cool compresses are all that is needed. Second degree burns have blisters and they are treated with antibacterial cream (usually Silvadene (silver sulfadiazine) or Bacitracin). Rarely, a deep second degree burn may need a skin graft. Third degree burns are pale and painless and very often require skin grafting unless tiny. ...Read more
1 year back hot water fell on my cheeks and still i can see black and light burn marks on my face. Will they go away?
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