Minor Burns

A minor burn causes thermal, chemical, electrical or radiation exposure to the surface underlying skin layer. It may lead to discomfort with swelling, pain and blisters.

Minor burns have 3 degrees such as; first degree burns (superficial burns), second degree burns (partial thickness burns), third degree burns (full thickness burns). There are several treatments that should be applied to the patient depending on what type of degree the burns are addressed. 

Home Remedies for Minor Burns

  1. Run cool water.
  2. Cool compress.
  3. Antibiotic Ointments.
  4. Aloe Vera
  5. Rub Honey.
  6. Reduce sun exposure.
  7. Do not pop the blisters.
  8. If in pain. take an over-the- counter pain reliver.