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What is the best treatment for skin burns?

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Dr Lauren Romeo
Wound care

In brief: Clean and cover.

Wash with mild soap and water, rinse well.
Pat dry gently. Cover with a clean bandage.

In brief: Clean and cover.

Wash with mild soap and water, rinse well.
Pat dry gently. Cover with a clean bandage.
Dr Lauren Romeo
Dr Lauren Romeo
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Dr Robert Greer
Family Medicine

In brief: Many

We rate burns; 1st degree is a sunburn;try aloe 2nd degree is a blister: leave it covered, don't break the blister, and some otc antibiotic cream/ointment is O.
K.;rx silvadene (silver sulfadiazine) is better. 3rd degree is burned thru the skin and must be seen by a dr.Many ramifications.

In brief: Many

We rate burns; 1st degree is a sunburn;try aloe 2nd degree is a blister: leave it covered, don't break the blister, and some otc antibiotic cream/ointment is O.
K.;rx silvadene (silver sulfadiazine) is better. 3rd degree is burned thru the skin and must be seen by a dr.Many ramifications.
Dr Robert Greer
Dr Robert Greer
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