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What do I do to prevent a hot soup burn from blistering?

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

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


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How can you prevent a popped burn blister from scarring?

How can you prevent a popped burn blister from scarring?

Local hygiene: There will always be a component of scarring with healing. Wash the area with plain old soap and water. Apply some antibiotic ointment. Cover with dressing. Don't leave open to air. When completely healed. Obtain mederma cream and apply as directed. ...Read more

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Is there anything i can do to speed up the healing process of a burn and prevent blisters?

Is there anything i can do to speed up the healing process of a burn and prevent blisters?

1st or 2nd degree: Blisters develop in a more serious burn, called a second degree burn. If you have a first degree burn it isn't going to blister later. Cool the burn under cool (not cold) running water for 10 or 15 minutes or until the pain subsides. Don't ice it. If it is very large even though not blistered have it looked at. ...Read more

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I used a hot compress on my chalazion and now it stings and burns and looks pudgier with some blistering. What should I do?

Check up: It sounds like it's not really getting better with your treatment. The blisters bother me and, therefore, I recommend an exam to make sure your treatment is appropriate. Viral infections like herpes simplex, can cause a blistering and a painful rash. I suppose if your compresses are way too hot, you could be burning the delicate eyelid skin. See an Eye MD for guidance. ...Read more

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How to prevent scarring from a burn by a hot pan on my breast in which turned from grey to red to black?

How to prevent scarring from a burn by a hot pan on my breast in which turned from grey to red to  black?

Silicone sheeting: It sounds like a 3rd degree or full thickness burn. Unfortunately, it probably will scar since the entire thickness of the skin has been injured. Nevertheless, careful wound care to prevent infection is a top priority. After the wound heals, applying silicone gel sheeting (around the clock for 3-6 months) is one of the best ways to minimize the scar. If more is needed, consider scar revision. ...Read more

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