Never cover a burn

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Whatever you do don't cover a burn with a cold wash cloth, or any topical cream as it will seal in the heat, and prevent it from healing as quickly. Running the burn under cold water.

What You'll Need

  • Cold Water - ideally a running tap
  • Patience - keep it under water for a while

What You'll Do

  • Run the burn under cold water
  • Do not cover it

Tips & Warnings

  • Don't be tempted by topical cures like aloe vera creams!
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