There are various ways to treat a burn. Each one is handled based on the level of severity. Generally, minor burns can be treated in the comfort of your own home and can be healed within a week or two.
Moderate to severe burns should be checked by a medical professional to determine how serious the injury is. The doctor will offer you a treatment plan to help with the recovery process.
Below, we will go more into detail about treatment plans that are provided to patients who are suffering from a burn.
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If you are experiencing minor burn injuries, you may treat them at home. Home remedies include:
Regardless of how serious your burn injury is, it is very important to keep your skin constantly moisturized to avoid severe drying and substantial pain.
Once you receive your first aid for a major burn, you may use other medications or products to help with the recovery process. This includes:
Under serious circumstances, you may be required to undergo surgery. This includes:
If you have suffered a burn that covers a large portion of your body, especially if it is covering any of your joints, it is required for you to go through physical therapy exercises. Stretching the skin will help your joints maintain flexibility.
Additional exercises will help improve the strength of your muscles. Occupational therapy is known for helping burn victims with their injuries. This type of therapy is designed for you to develop, recover, enhance, and control skills that are needed for day-to-day activities.
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