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Most burns are scalds from hot water or drinks. A few are from hot
grease, heating grates, and cigarettes.
There are three degrees of burns:
For pain put cold wet cloths on the burned area and give
acetaminophen every 4 hours or ibuprofen every 6 hours for at
least 24 hours.
Note: Once the blisters break open, the dead skin needs to be
wiped off with a wet washcloth or trimmed off with fine
scissors. Otherwise, the hidden pockets become an ideal
breeding ground for infections.
Call IMMEDIATELY if:
Call during office hours if: