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How can burn blisters on the finger tips be treated?

...I burned my fingertips on a 600+ degree sheet pan. They are now blistered and ashy. The pail is severe. I cannot take them out of cold water without extreme pain. Is there anything else I can/should do? I have 2% lidocaine gel. Should I use it?
Wed, 13 Jun 2018
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You should apply Cortisone cream on the blisters. Also, consult a doctor and get them drained.

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