You were cooking dinner when, all of a sudden, you tripped. Where did part of your hand land when you fell? It landed on the stove eye, of course. Great, now you have a burn. While getting a burn is never fun, there are wound care products out there that can make it a lot easier.
Before you start caring for your burn, you need know what kind it is so that you’ll know how to care for it. If only the outer layer of your skin is burned, you have a first degree burn. With this type of burn, your skin will be red and it might hurt just a little. However, if your skin has been burned down to the second layer, you are seeing blisters, and your hand hurts, then you probably have a second degree burn. (more…)