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What Is The Best Treatment For Burns From Melted And Pretty Much Boiling Hot Butter Being Dumped On Your Wrist Should I Go To The Dr
What is the best treatment for burns from melted and pretty much boiling hot butter being dumped on your wrist should I go to the dr.?
Maybe: Butter can get much hotter than boiling water and can cause a deep burn. If the area is larger than a quarter, it is probably a good idea to have it looked at. Silvadene (silver sulfadiazine) cream and a dressing changed each day until healed, watching for signs of infection, and scar management (deep burn) are all good things to be gained by a visit to a doctor with some burn experience. Good luck! ...Read more
What is the best treatment for a burn on my hand? I burned my hand on an oven rack while taking a pie out the oven. It hasn't blistered yet, I'm not sure that it will either. What is the best treatment to help with the pain and avoid potential scarring?
1st degree burn: If you have had time to write on healthtap without blistering it is unlikely it will do so. It is unlikely to scar either even though mild a large hand burn should still be checked cool compresses or aveno should make it feel better take antiinflammatories like tylenol (acetaminophen) or advil to help w oth pain. ...Read more
Basal cancer on hand. Derm biop with scoop&burn and now wants to do radiation to make sure it's gone. Is this the best method of treatmt.?
Depends: This depends on the specific situation. If the basal cell is a more aggressive form ("morpheiform" or "desmoplasatic") the scraping and burning procedure ("ED&C") may be insufficient. In these cases an excision or Mohs surgery may be necessary. Radiation is usually not necessary for the treatment of basal cell skin cancers except in unusual or very large cases. ...Read more
Hi the other day while I was baking. My wrist hit a hot rack in the oven, and I got a pretty bad burn? What's the best way to get rid of the scar?
Depends in deprh: Superficial (1st degree) burns with redness require minimal treatment with an ointment & possible nsaids (if not sensitive). Partial thickness burns (2nd & 3rd degree) with blisters must be treated with topical antibiotics (bacitracin for face - silvadene (silver sulfadiazine) for body) if not allergic in order to minimize the risk of infection which may increase the amount of tissue damage. Sulfamylon for ear eschars. ...Read more
I accidently burned my hand with phenol in naoh. The size of the burn is about the size of a 1/4.Having cramps on hand after treatment. Is tat normal?
Alkaline solutions saponify the surface lipids, dissolve water-holding substances, break the cross-linkages of keratin, and cause swelling of cells. Soap, soda, ammonia, potassium and sodium hydroxides, cement, and chalk are examples of alkaline substances.
Solvents remove lipids and hygroscopic substances and damage cell membranes. Their irritating capacity depends upon their chemical structure:. ...Read more
I have two irregular shaped, coin size red patches on left inner and right outer wrists from hand washing in hot water. Moisturizer makes it sting. What is the best product/treatment to use?
What is the best topical/fast healing treatment for a burn that is probably second degree: red with whitish center and has couple small blisters (caused by hot water)?
Take burn seriously.: You need to take this burn seriously. Second degree burns can become quite painful and can become infected very easily. OTC remedies will clearly not be enough to prevent this from worsening in the longer term. You should be seeing a burn specialist and get the proper treatment for this. Don't take this lightly!! ...Read more
Depends on many...: Factors: the size, location and depth of the burn, the age and health of the patient, the mechanism of burning, etc. For minor burns with blistering, I recommend unroofing the blisters, washing with soap and water, and then applying Bacitracin ointment and a dry dressing twice daily. If increasing pain, drainage, or redness, or if not healed in 10 days, see a doctor. ...Read more
If you truly have...: A 3rd-degree, or full-thickness, burn, unless it is very small or narrow and can heal in from the sides, it will need to be skin grafted to fully heal it. Partial-thickness (i.e., 2nd-degree) burns will heal in 1 to 3 weeks. If your wound is not fully healed after 3 weeks, you should see a general, plastic, or burn surgeon. ...Read more
I had a skin burn from boiling hot water a few days ago on my upper side of hand. Now it has started to shed off. Any medicine? Is it normal?
What is the best treatment for carpel tunnel if my right arm is still swelling, I refuse needles to be put in wrists, is it surgery?
Burn on thumb from hot steam. Very red. Looks patchy or maybe "future blisters" (hard to tell) Internet keeps saying hand burns need to be treated differently. What is best treatment and does being on hand change that? Pain is decreasing. Thanks
Size matters here: Any burn's seriousness & urgency of treatment depends on how big the wound is, what caused it, and how deep. Typically steam from a tea kettle or hot food will be first or second degree. The area, if small and getting less painful and is not surrounding the whole finger or a joint can be treated like any other minor burn. Silvadene (silver sulfadiazine) helps the pain (but is a prescription). Keep clean, protect area. ...Read more
The burn COLD water should be used to irrigate the area and after that the treatment depends upon burn degree. Very minor burns should simply be covered by a protective dressing...antibacterial preparations may be useful if blister (2nd degree) burn results.
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Stocking can help.
Not compeletely, but some relief. ...Read more
See a doctor: See a doctor and let them check the burn ...Read more
Chemical burns: Barring necessary neutralization of the chemical, these burns are treated the same way as other burns. Leave the blister intact (can drain with single poke from sterilized needle), keep moist with Bacitracin or better bactroban, (mupirocin) and keep covered until healed. ...Read more
Depends on scar: All scars should be protected from the sun, moisturized daily and pressure or massage may help. Sometimes a special garment is prescribed for burn scars to keep pressure on them. Topical silicone has been helpful in some cases as well. Remember it takes about a year for a scar to mature. Usually reddness from a scar will diminish during this time making it less noticeable. ...Read more
Change activities: We really need more info to be more helpful. What kind of injuries? What is your job activities? ...Read more
Neither: Neither would be high on my list. What is the cause of the pain? ...Read more
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