Run under Cold water

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Put the burn under cold running water for at least 10 minutes, if needed cover the burn with a non sticking sterile wrap. If it still hurts repeat the process in an hour.

What You'll Need

  • Running cold water.
  • Sterile bandage if needed

What You'll Do

  • Run burn under cold running water.
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troutmaster says...
Make sure you do the full 10 minutes - it seems like a long time but it is important to do.
Amaya says...
It works! Skin continues to burn within for ages after when the surface burning appears to stop. Avoid nasty scaring by running under cold water for a prolonged period.

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