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What Do I Do To Prevent A Hot Soup Burn From Blistering
Ice: Immediately put ice on it. This will help but if the burn is bad enough it will blister anyway. ...Read more
Care for wound: 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's getting infected, seek formal medical attention. ...Read more
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Ouch, how do I make a sun burn better? My skin feels like leather from a day outside with no sun block. What can I do about the pain? Will i get blisters if i don't have them already?
SImple Burn Care: Sunburn is response of the tissues to injury from solar radiation. It is simply inflammation which means increase blood flow to the area to promote healing. Do not use ice as this can injure already injured skin. Cool water soaks can help as can taking anti-inflammation medicines like Motrin or advil (ibuprofen). Avoid any further damage as this can cause scarring . Good skin cream applied daily/gently helps. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What do you suggest if i had a rash and from looking it up i think I have razor burn. What can I do to quickly get rid of the razor burn?
Razor burn: Insure you use fresh, sharp blades vice dull blades. If hair is > several mm long – then trim before shaving. Wash area before shaving – warm water helps to soften hair. Use a lubricant when shaving. Avoid using products that contain alcohol or are scented. Shave in direction of the hair – not against it. Be gentle when shaving – don’t push down too hard. Moisturize skin after shaving. ...Read more
Cold water: Wash with cold water for about 10 minutes. ...Read more
I have a blistering sunburn what should I do to help heal it faster before my beach vacation. Thanks ?
How do you treat a burn from boiling hot water on my arm? Do I need to go to the doctor? It's no longer painful, just read.
Thermal burns: I'm assuming that the area was cleansed well after the burn and if it's only red, then there was no blistering. Most minor thermal burns like this are readily treated for a few days with a topical antibiotic (neosporin, bacitracin) or a a moisturizing lotion that contains a large component of aloe vera. Pure aloe vera is the best. These burns typically heal in 10 days or less. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What to do if i'm allergic to sunscreen but i work out in the sun all day what can I do from stop getting burn?
Wear hat: Best answered by a Dermatologist but I have a friend who has a similar problem and likes to play golf. He wears a wide- brimmed hat, light( white)long - sleeve all- cotton shirts that " breathe" and light- colored long pants. He plays early in the morning or much later in the day to avoid the most intense UV rays. See a Dermatologist; they may have a sunscreen u r not allergic to. Best of Luck! ...Read more
Natural healing: The good news is that area has fantastic blood supply and so healing will occur rapidly. Inflammation (red, hot, tender swelling) is the body increasing the blood flow to the injury to bring healing factors to the area and also the veins expand to carry bad stuff away. Dressings and ointments are the key by keeping the area covered and protected from further damage changed every other day. No ice. ...Read more
When I eat ketchup, I get these cold sore like things on my lips, what am I allergic to ? Fastest to get ride of them? Can I use oragel if it was exp?
Cold Sore From HSV-1: Herpes simplex virus type 1 (HSV-1) is the cause of cold sores. HSV sets up shop in your ganglion neurons and reactivates during times of stress or when your immune system takes a hit. Pain, burning, tingling, and itching often proceed outbreaks which last around 5 days. Herpes is one of the most common infections with around 90% of people worldwide effected. This is not an allergy reaction. ...Read more
Help please? I had a rash and from looking it up i think I have razor burn. What can I do to quickly get rid of a razor burn?
Apply moisturizer: Insure you use fresh, sharp blades vice dull blades. If hair is > several mm long – then trim before shaving. Wash area before shaving – warm water helps to soften hair. Use a lubricant when shaving. Avoid using products that contain alcohol or are scented. Shave in direction of the hair – not against it. Be gentle when shaving – don’t push down too hard. Moisturize skin after shaving. ...Read more
Be patient: Your body will heal - lips often remarkably quickly. No need to 'treat' -- but can do a few things to make it feel better while it heals. After the first few minutes -- many people like using cool or cold to relieve pain - popsickles or an ice cube in a wet washcloth can be soothing. Pain relievers can be used if really painful. ...Read more
What to do if i need to recover from a cold i just got. Does anyone know some good remedies or a cold?
Cold remedies: Cold tips: for sore throat – gargle with warm salt water (1/2 tsp salt in 8 oz of water). * for congestion – saline nose drops or a netti pot. *for anti-inflammatory effect & mobilizing mucus- homemade chicken noodle soup.**for hydration- lots of water. Try clear broth. * add honey & a small amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea. Add honey & a small amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea. ...Read more
Avoidance: Usually your taste buds will regenerate, but please be careful next time. ...Read more
Herpes Simplex: See your doctor for a prescription med. Herpes simplex 1 or hsv 1also known as oral herpes. It is different from genital herpes which is hsv 2 . . Medication can decrease the pain related to an outbreak and can shorten healing time. They can also decrease the total number of outbreaks. Drugs including famvir, zovirax, and Valtrex (valacyclovir) are among the drugs used to treat the symptoms of herpes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Razor Burn Prevent: 1. Start with a high quality, sharp razor and change it out frequently. 2. Warm face with water to open pores and soften beard. 3. Use a lubricant or cream and leave on for at least 60-90 sec before shaving. 4. Drag the razor lightly over the face, do not push! 5. Keep the razor in contact with face versus lifting up after a stroke. 6. Apply lotion or hydrocortisone. Or, grow a beard! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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