third degree burn

Third-degree burns: healing and aftercare

Third-degree burns: healing and aftercare You’ve experienced third-degree burns. After a difficult time in a hospital or burn centre, you’re back at home. Now is the time for healing – both physically and psychologically. This article provides some advice on physical healing, particularly for limiting scar formation.   Scars are inescapable  It is, unfortunately, virtually…

burn blister

How do you treat a burn blister?

How do you treat a burn blister? A burn blister is a second-degree burn, which you can treat yourself in most cases. It is recognisable as a fluid-filled blister that develops on your skin. What has in fact happened is that the epidermis (outer skin layer) has detached itself from the underlying skin layers. A…