Burns is a serious injury to the body. Tissues are damaged by heat, chemicals, radiation or any other means. Fire is the most common cause of burn blisters. Burns depend upon the area of the body and the degree of the tissues affected. Deeper burns are more serious and are difficult to treat.
Blisters are superficial burns causing liquid filled bulb formation on the surface of the skin usually the fluid is sterile until one tries to break it open. Area of the burn is very important as the general condition of the patient depends upon it.Greater the area more are the chances of person going into shock and such people require hospitalization as fluid loss is greater in these cases.
First Aid For Burn Blisters
Affected area of the burn should be immediately placed under the steady flow of the cold water for at least 10 to 15 minutes as this helps in reducing the heat and relieving burning sensation locally and the pain is reduced due to it.
If the blisters are formed, one should not try to open it as the fluid inside is sterile and is not prone to infection unless it’s open.
Natural Home Remedies For Burns Blisters
- An ointment is prepared with the ash of dry coconut and the coconut oil. Equal quantities of both are mixed thoroughly and a fine paste is made. This paste is applied over the affected area. This paste can also be applied over the blisters. It is a very helpful application in case of burns.
- Turmeric can be used as an antiseptic and healing remedy. Turmeric powder is mixed with honey and a layer is applied over the affected area. This helps in early recovery and the septic condition of the burns is averted.
- Fresh pulp of Aloe Vera is spread over the affected portion. This can be applied two to three times a day.
- Unless and until the blister has not opened and as long it is painless there should not be any intervention as they usually heal on its own.
In case of severe burns, one should not treat it at home. Immediate medical attention is required in such cases. Only minor burns should be treated at home.