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Burns


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Treating burns and for reducing scarring
Burns
Bellow you can find directions for treating burns and for reducing scars. What to use: cool water, antibiotic ointment, aloe vera, non-stick gauze pads, bandage wrap, coco butter/moisturizing lotion. Use cool running water to cool the burn. Do ...

Treating a mild burn
Burns
A burn occurs quite frequently while doing the household activity. In case of severe burns, you must address to the doctor as soon as possible. In case of mild burns, you can treat it at home. What to use: cool water, burn gel/aloe vera, clean dress ...

Treating second and third degree burns
Burns
All burns, irrespective of their degree, must be properly treated in order to reduce the risk of infection or scarring. What to use: clean and dry sheets, clean and dry towels, acetaminophen, antibiotic ointment, sterile dressings. Cool the bur ...

Treating a boiling water burn
Burns
A boiling water burn must be treated as any other burn. It's highly important to know how to treat a burn in order to avoid complications. What to use: towel/sheets/washcloth, burn gel, sterile gauze, sterile bandages, pain reliever. The basic ...

Treating radiation burns
Burns
Radiation burns can be of first, second or third degree, according to the severity. What to use: first aid kit, burn ointment, pain reliever, clean cloths, water. Establish the burn degree before treating it. If it's a first degree burn, yo ...

Treating a kitchen oil burn
Burns
The thermal burn is the most encountered burn, as it may easily occur in the kitchen when hot oil spills or splashes while preparing food. What to use: cool water, clean cloth, burn cream/lotion, bandage. Step away from the hot oil and take off ...

Treating second degree burns
Burns
Second degree burns are dangerous, thus immediate treatment is needed. What to use: antibiotic ointment, gauze. Use cool water for soaking the burn. Take a clean and cool wash cloths and put it on the burn during the day. After the bur in soak ...

Directions for treating hand burns
Burns
If you are suffering of a mild first degree burn, than you can treat this at home. Otherwise, you must go to the doctor. Make sure you have the necessary objects at hand. What to use: burn cream or moisturizer, gauze medical tape, acetaminophen. ...

Treating a burn in wilderness
Burns
Burns are one of the most painful tissue injuries. What to use: wilderness first aid classes, antibiotic ointment, cotton swabs, first aid kits, gauze, ibuprofen, irrigation syringe. Get rid of the source that produced the burn. You need to ...

Treating a hot pepper burn
Burns
If  you are preparing chili or hot salsa and you feel your hands roasted, follow the bellow directions in order to reduce the heat. Directions It's advisable to use rubber gloves. Use a dish soap to wash your hands. Have a pain ...


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