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Can i use silvered ointment for skin burn on elbow ?

yesterday when i was cooking that time the pressure cooker was opened with high pressure and the hot dal water spread with my left hand above the elbow shall i use the silvered ointment
Mon, 18 Apr 2011
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Hi, Welcome to HealthcareMagic

You should have applied ice compresses soon after the burn injury. You can apply silver sulfadiazine ointment. Consult a surgeon/dermatologist if there is blistering or scalding of the skin.
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