She touched my curling iron when I plugged it in after I have told her a million times not to touch it and as soon as I turned my back and stepped into my closet. She didn't cry or anything. She just said"ouch,ouch mommy look " and showed me her hand and it was just a little red.When I checked on it this evening it is still red and she has a blister on her thumb. What can I do to treat and heal the burn? Also, do you think it is a 1st or 2nd degree burn? (Hand was just red in beginning,now it's red and has 1 blister) and it's not her whole hand,just the side where her thumb is. Thanks in advance for any advice.Answer Question
Asked by Anonymous at 8:46 PM on Jul. 30, 2009 in Kids' Health
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Answer by teamquinn at 8:52 PM on Jul. 30, 2009
If she has a blister, I'd take her to the doctor. If the blister pops, the burn could get infected, try to protect it until you see the doc. The best thing you can do at home is put cold water on it. Do not put anything with oil on it, as it will hold in the burn. My daughter climbed the counter in January and touched the stove with both hands, burns are miserable for little ones. There is a medicine that can be prescribed by your doc called Silvadene, but it helps a ton.
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