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Had poured hot water on stomach. skin came out, paining. What medication to take? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 05-Jun-2013
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User:my name is XXXXXXX
User:today my roommate pore hot water on his stomach
User:little bit upper skin came out
User:is we need to take any medicines or it will automatically new skin will come?
Doctor:First I want to know if it is painful and the area of the scald?
User:he said little bit painfull
User:down right corner of the belly
Doctor:He needs to take Brufen tablet for the pain
User:anything else
Doctor:You can put cold water
User:or he need take any TT injection
Doctor:he needs
User:is it required TT injection compulsary or it can be reduce by using tablets
Doctor:After it heals, you need to apply moisturizer thrice a day
Doctor:TT is to prevent tetanus infection
Doctor:not for healing
Doctor:A broken skin can cause bacteria to enter the body
Doctor:so needs preventive injection
User:i told him in the morning take TT injection he was scared about injection ,he does not want take the injection
Doctor:No he should take it
User:i will force him again to take
Doctor:He should keep the wound very clean
Doctor:He can apply guaze over the wound to prevent infection
User:anything else you can suggest him apart from TT injection and Brufen tablet
Doctor:Wound dressing
Doctor:with guaze
Doctor:What is the extent of burn?
User:not much
User:it hot water on body
User:what guaze?
User:*what is guaze?
Doctor:it is a type of dressing
User:got it
User:tx for giving information
User:thank you XXXXXXX
User:i am leaving
Doctor:Do you have any mroe queries
Doctor:Thank you for consulting me here
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