I have a 2nd degree burn, do I pop the blister?

Blister. It is better to leave the blister with protective dressing. Will need to avoid infection. If the blister breaks on it's own, will need a non adherent dressing for further healing.

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2nd degree burn is blistering? Should we pop the blisters and remove the skin?

NO. Just let your body's own healing mechanisms play out. There's no benefit from bursting the blisters, and you could actually be doing yourself a disservice. Good luck. Read more...

Should I break a 2nd degree burn blister?

Do not pop it. Protect it and try to keep it from breaking. If it does rupture dres it with a non stick dressing large enough to cover the area, if signs of infection then develop see your doctor. Read more...

Will a 2nd degree burn heal if the blister is not popped?

Second degree burns. Are healing under the blister. The blister has to rupture some day but if its over a week from the burn, its likely your skin is already healed. Read more...
Protect it. An unpopped blister represents a closed sterile environment. Yes on occasion one can become infected then it is time to open it, however the risk of infection in a dressed open wound is still higher than that of an intact blister. The blister will gradually resolve with time i wouldnt use an ointment on blisters at all. Read more...

Is it best to cover a 2nd degree burn, the blister popped straight after I burn it and don't want to get it dirty. Are you meant to cover burns?

Silver nitrate. this is good for burns, need RX, if not allow to dry with a bit of triple antibiotic, do not de-roof. Read more...
Vaseline. Do not use silver nitrate, silver sulfadiazine, Silvadene, triple antibiotic, neosporin, bacitracin, peroxide. Water is good for it. Lubricate with vaseline or Aquaphor. If it is large, see a DR. Bioclusive and similar membranes are excellent. Avoid any dry dressing which can get glued to the wound. Read more...

I got a 2nd degree burn last week on the back of my hand. It is starting to peel now and blisters when I exercise. How should I proceed?

Vaseline or Aquaphor. Gentle use of cool water. Keep lubricated. Why diphenhydramine (Benadryl)? Why Ondansetron????? No need for any antiseptic or antibiotic. Avoid any dry bandage which gets glued to the skin. Read more...

I suffered from a 2nd degree burn on my chest, my wound had blisters, it left a scar. I applied contractubex gel but it made the scar itchy and red. Help.

So you got scammed. Learn from it and throw away this useless product. See a dermatologist. Meanwhile you can use hydrocortisone. How long since the burn? What kind of scar? How large? You will not find effective scar treatments on your own. Read more...