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Posted on Mon, 17 Jul 2017 in Skin Hair and Nails
Question: Spilled hot water on my foot and skin came off a burn site should I cover with gauze and treat with a Salve like neosporin or leave dry
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Answered by Dr. Asmeet Kaur Sawhney 20 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Keep the area covered

Detailed Answer:
Hi,
Thanks for being at HealthcareMagic,

If I were your treating doctor I would recommend you to apply a topical antibiotic like Neosporin ointment over the burn site and keep it covered.

Feel free to ask further.

Regards
Dr Asmeet


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