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How can I treat a burn with a few small blisters?

How can I treat a burn with a few small blisters?

HC cream, occlusion: While small burns heal fairly rapidly by themselves, you can speed up the process a bit by applying 1% Hydrocortisone cream and keeping the area covered with a bandaid or small gauze pad. Don't pop the blisters unless they become painful. ...Read more

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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 can you treat a blister burn?

How can you treat a blister burn?

Protect it: An unpopped blister represents a closed sterile environment. Yes on occasion one can become infected then it is time to open it, however the risk of infection in a dressed open wound is still higher than that of an intact blister. The blister will gradually resolve with time. A large burn especially of face or hands needs looked at. ...Read more

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How can I treat popped burn blisters?

How can I treat popped burn blisters?

You describe a 2nd-: ...Degree or 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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How do I treat/ cure a burn and blister?

How do I treat/ cure a burn and blister?

Protect and Moisten: Keep the blister intact as long as possible, its a great natural wound dressing. When it does pop, start keeping the wound moist with a generous layer of vaseline and a bandage. Wash it daily, gently with mild soap and water, and then use more vaseline and a bandage. ...Read more

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I had a small burn which was third degree but it did not blister?

I had a small burn which was third degree but it did not blister?

Third degree do not: Third degree burns usually do not blister, but are serious burns as it affects all three layers of the skin and can cause damage to the nerve ending in the underlying tissues and need to be treated appropriately depending on the location by a specialist. ...Read more

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Is there a way to get a burn you heal in less than a week? It is small the sizeof a blister I have a function on thursday and don't wantpeople to see

Healing rates: The key to rapid healing is to avoid things that slow it down. The area should be protected from the air and from trauma, minimize stressed to the area by putting it at rest if possible. Avoid medicines that slow down healing like Motrin or advil (ibuprofen). Depending on the size and extent of the burn, it may heal by that time. ...Read more

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How can I treat the pain from a burn blister?

How can I treat the pain from a burn blister?

Cold water, etc: Apply cold water to the area. If the pain is persistant, you may want to take tylenol (acetaminophen) and then see your doctor who can prescribe an anti burn medication such as silvadene to help stop the pain and facilitate the healing. ...Read more

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How to treat sun burn blisters?

How to treat sun burn blisters?

Second degree burn: Skin that is red and painful and that swells up and blisters may mean that deep skin layers and nerve endings have been damaged (second-degree burn). Apply soothing lotions that contain aloe vera to sunburned areas. Chamomile may help as well.Over the counter- Topical steroids (such as 1% hydrocortisone cream) may also help with sunburn pain and swelling. Do not "pop" the blisters yourself. ...Read more

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