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Treating a mild burn

Treating a mild burn

Burns

What to use: cool water, burn gel/aloe vera, clean dressing, ibuprofen or acetaminophen.

  • Use cool running water to cool the burn. Do not use ice.
    Let the burn soak.
  • Pat to dry the burn and then apply aloe vera or a burn gel on the burned area.
  • It's important to loosely dress the burn.
  • In order to reduce swelling and pain, take ibuprofen or acetaminophen.
  • In case of redness or streaking address to your doctor.
Tag: dressing the burn, first degree burn, ibuprofen, let the burn to soak, mild burn, patting the burn, second degree burn, severe burn, swelling, third degree burn

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