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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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The New York University (NYU) Langone Medical Center recommends covering a deep grease burn with a cool moist dressing to remove heat. Phys.org suggests removing any clothing or jewelry before the injury has a chance to ... More »

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Formation of scars is usually minimal with second degree burns, as stated by UNM Hospitals. A second degree burn is a burn that occurs when both the first layer and the second layer of the skin have been burned. 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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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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To treat mild burn injuries, alleviate pain by holding the burned area under cool water for 10 to 15 minutes, remove tight items such as rings before swelling begins, avoid breaking blisters, and apply aloe vera lotion o... More »

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The best way to experience relief from a burned hand greatly depends on the type of burn it is, but for burns from liquid, it's effective to hold the hand underneath cold water for approximately 10 to 20 minutes, accordi... More »

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