The best treatment for a burn depends on the severity of the damage to the skin, according to Healthline. Patients can treat minor burns by soaking the burnt body parts in cool water for about five minutes and applying a... More »

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Most minor burns resolve on their own, so basic home treatment options such as running cool tap water over scald burns and tucking body parts with cold temperature burns inside clothing are often all that is necessary, n... More »

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Skin rashes typically go away on their own within two weeks, with or without treatment, but there are many ways to treat skin rashes at home to alleviate symptoms, according to WebMD. One of the best ways to reduce redne... More »

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Depending on the severity of a burn, treatment includes some combination of applying cold water for several minutes, wrapping the burn in sterile gauze and using drugstore medications such as ibuprofen and naproxen to mi... More »

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A fourth-degree burn is one that burns through all the layers of the skin, all the way down to the muscle, tendons and ligaments. Depending on how much skin is affected by the burn, a fourth-degree burn can be fatal. More »

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First, it is necessary to submerge the entire burned area into cool water for five to 10 minutes, depending on the severity of the burn, reports Everyday Health. Next, mild soap and warm water should be used to wash the ... More »

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Burn blisters should be treated by rinsing with cool water, cleaning with soap and water, applying an antibiotic ointment and bandaging to protect the affected skin, recommends WebMD. Arms and legs with burn blisters sho... More »

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