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Doctor insights on: What Should You Put On A Rug Burn To Help It Heal And Stop Hurting

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What should you put on a rug burn to help it heal and stop hurting?

What should you put on a rug burn to help it heal and stop hurting?

Rug Burn: Depends on where it is. Warm water compresses for about 5 minutes 2 or 3 times a day followed by butt-paste at night (yes! no financial interest!) . No soap. Aveeno oatmeal baths if it's extensive. ...Read more

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I rubbed the skin on my little toe raw, doing a 5k walk. It hurts, and feels like it is burning. How do I stop the pain, and heal the skin?

I rubbed the skin on my little toe raw, doing a 5k walk. It hurts, and feels like it is burning. How do I stop the pain, and heal the skin?

Skin wound: Keep the area clean and apply antibiotic ointment. Tylenol, (acetaminophen) Ibuprofen or Naproxen will help with pain. The skin will heal quickly as long as you're generally healthy and no infection is not present in the wound. If no improvement within 1 week, see you primary care provider. ...Read more

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Rug burn-like pain on the outside of my right knee. Hurts if i rub it against something, but its not external. Cortisone recently and history of disc issue?

Rug burn-like pain on the outside of my right knee. Hurts if i rub it against something, but its not external. Cortisone recently and history of disc issue?

Interesting: The character of the pain sounds neurologic and should be examined by the doctors treating your serious neck condition. Spinal stenosis can affect both neck and back in those who have the condition early in life. Trauma to the knee can give local symptoms because it is a bony joint with a superficial nerve that is vulnerable to bumps. It is safe to "watch it" if you stay active. ...Read more

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My daughter had a rug burn on saturday and she says it still hurts and the wound kind of sticks to her clothing and its hard to walk. Is it infected?

My daughter had a rug burn on saturday and she says it still hurts and the wound kind of sticks to her clothing and its hard to walk. Is it infected?

It could be: Especially if it has been uncovered and is still oozing, there is any redness, swelling, or she has a fever. Make sure it is kept clean under a bandage and apply a little antibiotic ointment to keep the bandage from sticking. You don't say where the burn is, but if it is on her bottom or her vulva, infection is more likely and it is hard to keep clean. If it hurts her to walk she should be seen ...Read more

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My daughter had a rug burn on saturday and she says it still hurts and the wound kind of sticks to her clothing and its hard to walk. Is it infected?

My daughter had a rug burn on saturday and she says it still hurts and the wound kind of sticks to her clothing and its hard to walk. Is it infected?

Infected burn?: There is no way in which to answer this without seeing the rug burn. If there is redness, discharge of purulent material, extreme pain, fever, rapid pulse and so on, take her to see a doctor. Good luck and hope she is better soon. ...Read more

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6 day rug burn dry or moist? Which heals faster, please help!

6 day rug burn dry or moist? Which heals faster, please help!

Moist but also : best to keep clean as well with daily washing and light scrub to remove debris. Bacitracin ointment is a good choice to reduce infection risk. ...Read more

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6 day rug burn dry or moist? Which heals faster, please help!!!!!

6 day rug burn dry or moist? Which heals faster, please help!!!!!

Well: Keep it open to sunlight and keep it clean. Cover with bacitracin at least 3 tes a day. Really moist will not let it heal but totally dry is not good either. Thus we treat wounds the way suggested and check on them frequently.! It works. ...Read more

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Is it okay to put aloe on rug burn?

Is it okay to put aloe on rug burn?

Probably: Of course, it depends on the depth of the burn, its age and any other factors (e.g. Systemic diseases like diabetes). ...Read more