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What is the best thing to use on a steam burn?

 
amo3373

Asked by amo3373 at 7:34 AM on Nov. 2, 2008 in Health

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  • cold water, cool compress, burn cream and keep it covered. if it blisteres, see a physician for some silvadene cream. Burns are notorious for infection so watch for drainage that is discolored yellow, beige, smelly. Have a doctor see infection for an antibiotic prescription. Keep it clean and covered. Som pain medicine (like tylenol, motrin - whatever you would take for a headache) will address your pain. stay away from heat (sun, not showers etc.) until you are healing.
    manna1qd

    Answer by manna1qd at 7:38 AM on Nov. 2, 2008