Estimating the severity of the thermal burn,First of all, the area of the affected surface is taken into account. With slight injuries, redness and a slight swelling are noted. Such a burn occurs within four to five days. With lesions of the second degree, bubbles form which, if not infected, disappear after seven or ten days. In this case, as a rule, there is no scarring. With third degree burns, necrosis is noted with the formation of a scab. Subsequently, a relatively dense scar remains. With damage of the fourth degree, carbonization of the tissue takes place at a shallow depth, with the capture of bones and muscles. The most common type of domestic injuries are mild thermal damage. Often there are burns in children. Therefore, experts recommend keeping in the home medicine cabinet medications that help to eliminate soreness, which have bactericidal and wound-healing effects. In addition, a medicine with antihistaminic activity will not interfere.
How to get rid of a burn
It should be said that to find one medicine,having all of the above properties immediately, is problematic enough. However, in pharmacology there are drugs often used in this type of domestic trauma. So, for example, there is a remedy for the Panthenol burn. This cream contains pantothenic acid, which controls the regenerative processes in the skin. However, in the preparation "Panthenol" there is no substance that can stop the development of infection. In this regard, with serious damage, this cream can not be used. Another remedy for the burn is a special Apollo gel. This drug contains antihistamines, wound healing, analgesic components.
What advises folk medicine?
Another very popular remedy for burns -grated potatoes. Mass is applied to gauze and tied to the damaged area. The compress is changed after it has warmed up. Another recipe is to wet the injuries with tea. With strong brewing, pre-cooled to thirteen to fifteen degrees, water burns and soak the bandages for ten or twelve days. A well-known means is sea buckthorn oil.</ p>