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I picked up a very hot piece of metal today with my thumb and index finger, blisters and severe pain. Nothing helps but cold water. It's 2am. Help !

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Dr. Marc Hirsch
Family Medicine
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In brief: Chill

Keep chilling the burns, but take breaks to allow the skin to begin to heat up before continuing to chill.
If you keep this up you may escape with little or no damage. Often it takes hours. The reason you take breaks it to avoid injury from the cold. See doctor if necessary.

In brief: Chill

Keep chilling the burns, but take breaks to allow the skin to begin to heat up before continuing to chill.
If you keep this up you may escape with little or no damage. Often it takes hours. The reason you take breaks it to avoid injury from the cold. See doctor if necessary.
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