I burned myself about 2 months back, but it still itches. What can I do?
You don’t mention what degree of burn it is– but if it was a large second or third degree burn, go see your doctor to make sure it healed properly. You can also try to moisturize the area that was burned– dry skin can be itchy skin and the burn injury may have caused the dryness.
Do these steps work with a superficial second degree burn?
By definition, a 2nd degree burn is MORE than superficial– the burn goes deeper than a 1st degree burn. But, to answer your question, if the 2nd degree burn has been seen by a physician and is a small area, then yes, you can use the methods listed here to help the burn heal.
I burned myself with hot water and the doctor gave me dressing with “Silverane.” Will this be effective?
That is probably the same as Silvadene — and yes, that is the best treatment. I used it on my husband’s third degree burn with success. He has no scar tissue and it took weeks and weeks to heal. Silvadene also seems to numb the pain somehow.
How does honey help burns?
It is soothing, antiseptic and healing. However, don’t depend on honey from the supermarket or health food store to treat your next burn. Instead, try one of the medicinal honeys — manuka honey, for example, is available commercially.
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