Home Remedies For Burn Marks On Fingers

Burns at quite commonplace and often occur at home. First aid becomes quite important in such cases till proper medical care is obtained for the burnt area. Skin protects the body and burnt skin can lead to all kinds of infections, dehydration, and hypothermia including dizziness, confusion, weakness, chills, shivering and cold sweat. These are symptoms that you should seek medical help.

Burns can be caused by many things, chemical burns, wet heat like steam or hot water or from radiation or friction or even thermal. Thermal burns are the most common. Burns can be first degree, second degree or third degree burns. Third degree is the worst kind where the skin burns through layers sometimes affecting organs too. Symptoms include blisters, pain, peeling skin, shock, and white or charred skin. Third degree burns take the longest to heal.

Home remedies for burns often help cure burn marks. Remedies for burn, especially burns on skin need first aid treatment immediately. Before you give first aid it is important to gauge how deep the burns are. If you see charring then chances the burn damages are deeper than just superficial burns.

If it is a minor burn, apply cool running water as the first step of treatment. If you see blistering, the cool water will take away the pain. Cover the burn area with clean and sterile cloth. Do not immediately apply any ointments to the burnt area if it is severe. Do not apply any butter or oil on burns. For mild burns, where the skin looks reddened, you can apply some burn ointment. If it is a second degree burn, do not directly apply ice on it. Do not break the blisters if they form on it.

Home remedies for burns pain, especially for burns from boiling water and oil needs to be administered quickly. Honey is a common home remedy used for burns. Covering the burns with honey produces less scarring. Another remedy often used for first degree burns is diluted vinegar. Cover the injured area with a clean cloth soaked in diluted vinegar. It is usually painless and if it starts to pain, you should change the bandage.

Aloe vera is also known to help burns. Directly apply aloe vera gel on the burn area. It's soothing rejuvenating properties will help the burned skin. Diluted lavender oil is also known to help reduce the pain. A combination of aloe vera gel, vitamin C, lavender oil and vitamin E can work as a good salve that can be applied through the day. Marigold, or calendula infused oil or calendula lotion, all can be applied on burns. Echinacea is known to help. Sometimes putting a banana peel on the burned area of the skin till it becomes black has proved beneficial for burn injuries. Papaya also has enzymes that heal skin so putting strips of its skin on burnt skin has also been known to help. Yogurt has also been known to make a person feel better but you should wait for at least 30 minutes before you apply this. Swabbing olive oil has also been known to bring relief.

Lemon juice and tomato slices both can help gently remove the dead skin and help the skin rejuvenate. Once your burn has healed, you can also continually massage the area with almond oil to get rid of the scar. Fuller's earth and fenugreek seeds both help in removing burn mark scars. Cold water with turmeric has antiseptic properties which work well on burned skin.

But all these remedies are for first and second degree burns. Do not try these remedies on third degree burns, as they need immediate medical attention. After you have attended to a burn, you should visit your doctor for further care and advice.

answered by G M

Hand injuries are the most common type of injuries we face. We use our hands for nearly everything we do and thus we tend get careless with our hands. Our hands are therefore very often subject to cuts, burns and injuries. Burns, around the household, are commonly caused by liquid scalds, cooking injuries and curling irons. Unfortunately, even the smallest burns cause much pain and discomfort. Throbbing, redness, swelling, blistering and brown marks on skin are often a result of burns. Unsightly burn marks on the skin are caused when the burn is not treated properly. Creams and solutions are available today, which, when applied, can cure a burn mark and also smoothen the again. A great way to prevent burn scars from appearing is to apply some turmeric mixed in cold water onto the burnt area. The cold water will give a soothing effect to the skin and the turmeric is a natural antiseptic which will prevent the formation of any burn mark. If you are wondering how to get rid of burn marks fast, there are a few simple things you can do. In order to get rid of burn marks, you can massage the mark area regularly with some vitamin E oil. Aloe Vera gel application is a very good way to remove scars naturally from burns. This is because both vitamin E oil and Aloe Vera gel facilitate fast regeneration of skin cells. The new skin cells give the skin a smooth and uniform texture.

A good way to remove scars at home is to gently massage the scar with almond oil. Massaging the scar twice a day will help to progressively reduce the scar. Another good method to remove burn marks is to use fenugreek seeds. The first thing you need to do is soak the fenugreek seeds in water overnight. The following day, grind the seeds into a fine paste. Now apply this mixture gently on to the burn mark and leave it on. Once the paste has dried completely, you can wash it off with water. Apply this paste regularly to remove the scars. The application of fresh lemon juice onto the burn mark is a very effective remedy to cure burn marks. Lemon juice has acidic properties that naturally lighten the scars. Freshly squeezed tomato juice is also a great way to get rid of burn marks. Tomato juice is a natural bleaching agent and naturally cures the burn marks. Here is an easy remedy which you can use at home to get rid of burn marks:

First of all, you will need some cold water, for rinsing. The water does not need to be very cold, just cool is enough. You will also need two clean washcloths, a fresh lemon and some fresh tomato juice. The burn mark should first be rinsed thoroughly under the cold water. Now, use some cold water to moisten the washcloth and place the damp washcloth on the burn mark. Leave the burn mark covered like this for a few hours. Meanwhile, squeeze out the lemon and keep some fresh lemon juice ready. Now, moisten the other washcloth with fresh lemon juice and dab the burn mark gently in a cleansing manner. This will help to cleanse out the skin and lighten the scar. Once the cleansing is done, allow the burn mark to dry. After the area is dry, you should apply some fresh tomato juice on the burn mark. Due to the strong natural bleaching effect of the tomato juice, you can get rid of the burn mark in just a few days. Repeat this procedure about twice a day on a regular basis to be rid of burn marks.

answered by G M

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