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Applied burnol after burning, blister appeared, mild pain,

Hi, I got burnt from motorcycle silencer day before yesterday...its about 3 inches in diameter Cure till now- I put it under water immediately after I got burnt for around 5-10 minutes. Then applied burnol cream on it. Since then, I m applying burnol regularly on it. Today morning I found a blister developing on it...and now I m not sure what should I be doing with this... Its not very painful...and blister is also not yet developed on whole of the burnt area... Please suggest what can I do..?? I m scared to even touch it as it may burst the blister...
Asked On : Fri, 20 Apr 2012
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Thanks for writing to us.
It is best not to burst the blister. Along with burnol, you need to apply a local antiseptic cream on the area too like neosporin. You need to take a tetanus shot and start taking a systemic antibiotic to avoid any infection after consulting your physician. Keep the area open and do daily aseptic dressing with paraffin gauge.
I hope this information has been both informative and helpful for you.
Dr. Praveen Tayal
Answered: Fri, 20 Apr 2012
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