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Swollen cheeks, redness after steam burn. Applied neomycin. Will leave a scar?

hello sir my one n half year old baby got burnt by steam her one cheek s below portion n some side part of lips n below lips little bit got affected..area is round of diameter two inch.iher cheek is swelled n day one it was red totally i applied neomycin but today day second it doesnt got healed a bit also n got more swelled. as doc here is out of station so i concerned him on phone he suggested silverex ionic .i applied her.can u please tell me is it effective cream my baby will dont have scar on her face no?? n please suggess wat antibiotic should be given along with to recover soon n silverex is right for her? ...please give me guidance sir..
Asked On : Thu, 31 Jan 2013
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from what you describe is not that severe and its should be a first degree or second degree superficial burn. Neomycin is sufficient and she might also need a pain killer. Generally, healing in children around non folded areas is very good and effective. Whether it shall leave a scar or nor, cannot be 100 % certain about the answer , but generally in children, healing shall be good and it shall really be rare for an important scar to be left.
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Luchuo, MD
Answered: Thu, 31 Jan 2013
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