As well as than to treat burns

Category Dermatology | August 12, 2017 17:53


  • Symptoms
  • Complications
  • First aid for burns
  • At 1-2 degrees
  • If grade 3
  • Treatment
  • Traditional medicine

In everyday life we ​​often facewith injuries of various kinds.Most often people suffering from burns.

How and what to treat burn - the answer to this question, it is desirable to know before the injury.

correctly render first aid will significantly reduce the period of further treatment.


are three degrees of skin lesions with burns.Most are harmless, and 1 and 2 degree.In these cases, it suffers only the upper layer of the epidermis.Such injuries are painful enough, but heal quickly.Burns of this type can be obtained as a result of long exposure to the sun, exposure to hot or boiling liquid, steam.

Damage grade 3 are characterized by a deep skin lesions, often affecting the muscles and nerves, subcutaneous fat layer and even the skeleton.When burn, especially redness of the skin is accompanied by itching.After a few hours on the burned area forms a bliste

r filled with clear liquid.To press it is not recommended: it can cause an infection in the wound formed.


Depending on the degree of skin burns may result in various complications:

  • The shock (rapid pulse and breathing, cold sweats, loss of consciousness and pale skin);
  • development of bacterial infection;
  • When exposed to an electric current - internal injuries;
  • deaths.

First aid for burns

promptly provide first aid will stop the damage the deeper layers of the skin.Greatly facilitate the solution of the problem, how to treat burns, help compliance with certain rules.

At 1-2 degrees

  • Pour into a bowl cold water and place the burned area of ​​skin for 3-5 minutes;
  • Gently pat the burn with a towel and apply a clean, dry cloth;
  • to relieve symptoms use painkillers gels or sprays for burns.

With extensive skin lesions (more than half of the body) should be entrusted to an experienced medical treatment.Also, with the issue than to treat burns, consult a doctor if you notice signs of infection.

If grade 3

more severe burns, affecting not only the top layer of the epidermis, should immediately stop the impact of fire and other irritating elements on the skin and call an ambulance.If the victim vomit, you should give him to drink a little warm water, thereby restoring the water balance in the body.


At home, the question of how to treat burns 1 and 2 degrees, quite decide.With regards to the deeper skin lesions that can not do without medical intervention.The approximate scheme of treatment of burns at home is as follows:

  • Substitute the burned area under cold water;
  • Drink tablet of paracetamol or aspirin to relieve pain and burning;
  • Do not tie up the burn, do not pierce a blister formed and tape the affected skin patch;
  • 2-3 hours after the burn process the portion of regenerative agents based on panthenol;
  • Help the skin from the inside: propyl course of vitamins E and D, which will speed up the protective function of the skin and help it recover faster.

Traditional medicine

There is a lot of money, than to treat a burn at home quite efficiently and conveniently.Many are advised to deal with the problem of using the oils.For this purpose, it is desirable to use vegetable oils anti-inflammatory action - olive oil or sea buckthorn.Use oil for burns need to frequently clean lubricating the skin 3-4 times a day.

The following video is provided a recipe for a home remedy for the treatment of minor burns from turmeric and aloe:

Often, to restore the skin after burn use of bee products, such as beeswax.Which should be gently melt it in a water bath, then apply a small amount of wax to a sterile bandage and apply to the affected area of ​​the skin for several hours.After removing the compress the skin should be treated with a weak solution of potassium permanganate.How to treat the burn yet?We recommend using a homemade ointment, components for which you can buy in any pharmacy:

  • 25 grams of liniment sintomitsina (5 or 10%);
  • 5 vials of Novocain.

Mix these ingredients in a non-metallic bowl and store in a sealed container in the refrigerator.Imposes cream evenly on a burn, not bandaging bandage.