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advice on burn relief

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8y, 2w agoPosted 8 years, 2 weeks ago
making french toast for my lil un and splashed hot oil oin wrist. ran under tap and put burn spray thingy on it but it REALLY hurt...can see the splashes blistering up iykwim.

advice on pain relief..it really really hurts
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8y, 2w agoPosted 8 years, 2 weeks ago
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#1
Phone NHS direct - very helpfull normally
#2
Put Toothpaste on it!!
#3
Loads of cold water and toothpaste...colgate does the trick....dont cover it up though!
#4
Frozen peas or Ice pack etc.. Tie a wet tea towel around wrist.
#5
Jam your other hand in the car door so it takes the thought away from the burn!

Only joking, Just keep it under the tap for 10-15 mins if possible, i know it is sore but it really does help!
banned#6
Cold water...lots of it...let tap run over it


Painkillers especially anti imflammatory ones
#7
I wouldnt adivse on covering up with a towl or anything. When my little sister got burnt with tea we covered her up in a cold wet town. But when we got to the hospital, cause her skin was pealing and blisters were bursting the towl stuck to her skin. And made it worse!
#8
ok guys thank u so much. cant rep as in pain but gonna see which of above is bst..... apart from hurting other hand! joker" x
#9
yea, frozen peas cold water. Putting stuff on it (toothpaste) doesn't really help much. Also take two paracetamol and ibuprofen each but no more for 4-6 hours, that should ease the pain.
#10
Take you little one to casualty, if its blistering,
They can put a dressing on and some times burst the blister.
Regular painkillers/calpol, and keep an eye for infection.
Should all be fine soon with the right treatment.
I must say I haven't heard of toothpaste as a treatment for burns/
#11
ye....thats what happens when u rep me hahahahahahahaha

just kidding hope ur ok, ppl already given u sound advice....hope it gets better soon so u can get back in the kitchen which is where women belong*

the views expressed in this comment are not necessarily the views held by acecatcher3
#12
lisat
Take you little one to casualty, if its blistering,
They can put a dressing on and some times burst the blister.
Regular painkillers/calpol, and keep an eye for infection.
Should all be fine soon with the right treatment.
I must say I haven't heard of toothpaste as a treatment for burns/


Toothpaste works quite well....My mums used it a few time....she always burns herself when cooking:w00t:
#13
I'm sure it works for your mum Abz, but I personally wouldn't use it on a littleone with a blistered burn.
I think toothpaste does have something in it that has an anti inflamatory effect, maybe I will try it next time
I get a burn.
#14
lisat
I'm sure it works for your mum Abz, but I personally wouldn't use it on a littleone with a blistered burn.
I think toothpaste does have something in it that has an anti inflamatory effect, maybe I will try it next time
I get a burn.


I dont think it is the little on thats got burnt, unless i read it wrong!
#15
burneeze from the chemist, works a treat,:thumbsup:
#16
its me that got burnt.... :cry:

at mo covered it with a tubigrip that was in house so it seems more protected plus i gotta clean up mess in kitchen..... no rest for us housewives..slave to kitchen hahaha!!

annoyingly son didnt even eat all his toast,

stupidly thought taking shower would help..needed one anyways but wen i put hand under warm water...........oooooooooooooo he pain...so washed hair one handed! weird... think tubigrip is rubbung aginat burn....o well buetteer try clean up mess and all

thanks again peeps x

o i out on burn spray but it did jack all :(
banned#17
Hun dont put tubi grip on it, that can make it worse.....burn sprays arent recommended now either tbh

http://www.sja.org.uk/sja/first-aid-advice/effects-of-heat-and-cold/burns-and-scalds.aspx

Trust me I'm a doctor.....










DISCLAIMER: I'm not really a doctor! but I am a first aider
#18
ODB_69
Hun dont put tubi grip on it, that can make it worse.....burn sprays arent recommended now either tbh

http://www.sja.org.uk/sja/first-aid-advice/effects-of-heat-and-cold/burns-and-scalds.aspx

Trust me I'm a doctor.....








DISCLAIMER: I'm not really a doctor! but I am a first aider


if i had an option id choose to die rather than get mouth to mouth from u.
#19
Oh my mistake, I thought it was the little one, Well poor you, lots of cold water and painkillers should do the
trick, any probs visit your local cas,
Hope the pain goes away quickly Magicbeans.
banned#20
acecatcher3;3525071
if i had an option id choose to die rather than get mouth to mouth from u.


I'd let you....









then commit necrophilia :)
#21
Put some aloe vera on it, if you have an aloe vera plant just break a piece off and put juice on burn
#22
ok will take tubi off...ooo that feels better!! but still look kinda disfigured...got three splashes there and one blister top of arm...o wait now my arm hurts i took the tubigrip off.... it seems to burn more!


thanks odb,..... u and acey carry on!

paulo i dont have any aloe vera but thanks mate x
#23
when my ex got burnt, the nurse said to wrap cling film around his hand it wont stick like towels etc will, with hind sight i should have wrapped the cling film around his head and kicked him out :|
i hope the pain stops soon, i just tend to sit there blowing the skin thats been burnt when its me lol
banned#24
magicbeans;3525182
ok will take tubi off...ooo that feels better!! but still look kinda disfigured...got three splashes there and one blister top of arm...o wait now my arm hurts i took the tubigrip off.... it seems to burn more!


thanks odb,..... u and acey carry on!

paulo i dont have any aloe vera but thanks mate x



Will do...the air is getting to it plus less pressure...part of the healing process....could always run it under more water but have a looksie at that link...decide how bad it is, how deep and how big and I suggest folowing the methods on there....not a lot I can do over the internerd sorry hun x
#25
jellybaby22
you can get burn cream from the chemist...in a red tube..cant remember its name(helpful I know) but its amazing and takes the pain out of the burn.......


acriflex:thumbsup:
#26
grollyzbird
when my ex got burnt, the nurse said to wrap cling film around his hand it wont stick like towels etc will, with hind sight i should have wrapped the cling film around his head and kicked him out :|
i hope the pain stops soon, i just tend to sit there blowing the skin thats been burnt when its me lol



:giggle: thats funny!!
ODB_69
Will do...the air is getting to it plus less pressure...part of the healing process....could always run it under more water but have a looksie at that link...decide how bad it is, how deep and how big and I suggest folowing the methods on there....not a lot I can do over the internerd sorry hun x

will look at link..but yeah defo feels tons better now thanks ur a star

shaneomac
acriflex:thumbsup:


thanksie doodle x
#27
cold water if you despratley need to clean cover it with cling film to save stuff getting in it dont cover it with anything else it will only stick!!

other than that a couple of painkillers and ibuprofen then have a nice rest!! :-)
#28
My advice:

Lots of cold running water, continue holding under the water long after the pain has gone, otherwise the pain will return. It depends on the size & intensity of the burn, but generally you should hold it under the water for at least 5 minutes.
Leave the burn uncovered unless it's likely to get dirty (e.g. if you're on a building site or in a messy place) in which case use clingfilm.
Do not put creams, ointments, toothpaste etc on the wound as they make it harder for the doctor/nurse to treat the burn
Seek medical help (the burn may look small but it could be deep).
DO NOT POP ANY BLISTERS! Doing so will leave an open wound that will be susceptible to infection.
1 Like #29
jellybaby22
you can get burn cream from the chemist...in a red tube..cant remember its name(helpful I know) but its amazing and takes the pain out of the burn.......


acriflex :thumbsup:
#30
go some lovely watery blisters forming...bleurgh!
#31
toothpaste??????!!!!!!!!!!! new one on me
#32
umm, I have used vege oil as its a good heat conductor and can sometimes help draw the heat away. Also something called carmex which you put on your chapped lips, that works a treat.

I dont usually use water cos I find as soon as you remove the water it gets worse. If its blistering, I would get it seen to.
suspended#33
Whenever I get a burn, I run it under a cold tap for a while and then I cover the skin in honey - raw honey works best but if you don't have any just use the normal stuff. It works really well, better than anything else I have tried!
banned#34
jellybaby22;3526229
thats the one...its brlliant....Im always burning myself in the kitchen..(not on purpose...:?) and it really takes the pain and the heat out :thumbsup:


Medical advice now is NOT to use burn cream etc
banned#35
hey mb, sorry to hear your in pain hun, if your arm is bad enough to need treatment then please go to a chemist who will advise you on what to use or advise you to see gp, dont get putting anything on it
#36
Nothing

Put nothing on it, worst of all creams, lotions and potions..........NO. Very expensive and not needed for minor burns

Only apply cling film if severe burn and you are on the way to hospital, not a regular treatment. You have to put folds in the cling film in case of swelling

Most burns are minor, not serious. If concerned go to walk in centre or call NHS direct for further info. More severe burns require careful management to prevent scarring
#37
Ouch. Hope it's feeling better now.

A few shots of vodka may help:thumbsup:

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