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Should i pop a small burn blister (few mms diameter) or leave it and apply silver sulphazidine on it?

Should i pop a small burn blister (few mms diameter) or leave it and apply silver sulphazidine on it?

Leave it: Right now the blister is essentially providing a biological bandaid. Once the blister is open i prefer to use silver sulfadine to prevent infection and aid in resurfacing. ...Read more

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Dr. Charles Breaux
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Burns (Definition)

To the skin and possibly deeper structures. 1st-degree is into the epidermis, or top layer of the skin. 2nd-degree is into the dermis, or bottom layer of the skin. 3rd-degree is all the way through the skin. 4th-degree is into deeper ...Read more


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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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What to do if I have a random burn blister, but i did not burn myself, what could it be?

What to do if I have a random burn blister, but i did not burn myself, what could it be?

There are: Certain skin diseases that have blistering as a symptom, without any burn happening. Best to see a dermatologist for an evaluation. ...Read more

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What does a small burn blister look like when it starts to heal?

Fluid resolves: If the blister is intact the fluid within the blister will slowly absorb and go away. ...Read more

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What can I do if a burn blister exploded?

See a doctor: He can check for infection and order an antibiotic cream called silvadene which is usually used in these situations. ...Read more

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Would my burn blister and how can I relieve the pain if it does?

Pain from blister: Blisters can occur in some burns. It usually helps to run cold water over the area of the burn. Application of silvadene cream over the area can help in some pain relief and healing. It it is important to avoid infection. ...Read more

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How long will a burn blister take to fully heal?

How long will a burn blister take to fully heal?

1 week: Normal healing process is approximately 7 days. If there is factors preventing normal healing then healing process will be delayed if wound remains open after 3 weeks this is considered chronic non healing ulcer. ...Read more

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How do I care for my burn blister after it has popped?

How do I care for my burn blister after it has popped?

Apply antibiotic: Topically, cover wound. Also, burns are serious injuries, so if there is any delayed healing or if the area burned is large, or if your tetanus prophylaxis is not current, you should see a doctor. ...Read more

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