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Suggest treatment for blisters on foot and finger after hot oil splashing - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 18-Sep-2014
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Doctor:Please proceed with your query.
User:Hi this XXXXX
User:My son is 11 month old now.while playing he touched hot oil.
User:Some blisters are there on his foot and finger
User:Can u tell me any ointment name to apply.
Doctor:When did this happen?
User:Jus now
Doctor:Firstly the area should be washed with cold water
Doctor:If you havnt washed it, please do it right now
User:I put his foot on cold water for sometime
User:Then whatelse I have to do
Doctor:Now we need to keep it dry overnight
User:Can u suggest any oinment name
Doctor:If you see any redness or other signs of infection like fever etc, then you can apply silver sulfadiazine ointment
Doctor:I cannot judge the extent of burns on chat, so it is better if you can consult a physician today or tomorrow
User:Only two small blisters are there
Doctor:How big are they in size?
User:He has cold and cough.Doctor has given medicine.
Doctor:less than 1 cm?
Doctor:So he will get better soon
User:So I can apply that oinment no
Doctor:He does need the ointment
Doctor:It should be applied only if infection is there
Doctor:Just keep the area dry
Doctor:It will heal by itself
Doctor:Donot rupture the blisters
Doctor:Do have any other question?
User:For cold doctor said if not reducing you give Cetzine syrup
User:Is this an antibiotic
Doctor:It is an antiallergic
Doctor:It helps in reducing secretions
Doctor:It will be helpful if there is runny nose
Doctor:It can be given or twice a day
Doctor:I usually recommend once a day for small babies
User:Thank you for the information
Doctor:Thanks for coming on chat
User:Can u tell me that oinment name once again. Jus for safety I will keep
Doctor:Silver sulfadiazine
User:K thank u
Doctor:Take care
Doctor:Have a nice time
Doctor:Nothing much to worry
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