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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 »

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 »

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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