Classification of burns
The oil burns treat heat burns. Depending on the exposure temperature and time, their klassificeret on burns of the first, second and third degree.
For the first degree is characterized by redness of skin, slight edema, there are pain. A burn of this degree is a result of sudden and brief exposure to steam or hot water. In a few days so the burn disappears.
The second equally dangerous burns with redness and blisters filled with fluid. The epidermis dies, causing severe pain. The healing of such a burn occurs in two weeks.
When third-degree burns is the withering away of the whole thickness of the skin. Once the burn dries up and forms a gray-white or yellow ledge, is insensitive to touch. In this case, prompt medical intervention can not be avoided.
First aid for burns oil
In case of burn, you need to substitute the damaged area under cold running water, or make a compress if the place is inaccessible. This should be done in order to relieve the pain and reduce the depth of the burn. Duration should be no more than twenty minutes. The area of skin around the burn is necessary to lubricate alcohol-containing solution, and the damaged area apply a bandage.
A burn from boiling oil in any case can not be lubricated with egg white or vegetable oil because they can cause infection in the affected area. Burns need to provide to the victim plentiful drink.
There are folk remedies for the treatment for burns. In some cases they do help.
Fresh potato is one of the popular home remedies for burns. It must be grated, put in cheesecloth and apply to the affected area. Instead of potatoes you can use carrots and cabbage leaves.
Packs of welding is made at a temperature of 13 – 15oC.
Burns aloe Vera juice to drip on the burn, then the top to attach a sheet of scarlet and wrap.
Also burns can be mixed fir and sea buckthorn oil in the ratio of one to one, and apply on the affected skin area for three days.
St. John's wort
You need half a Cup of the herb St. John's wort, pour a glass of vegetable oil and infuse for 21 days. Then strain and spread it over the burns for five days. The resulting oil can be stored in the refrigerator.
You can also use the drugs: "Bepanten", "Panthenol" and other means, otpuskaya without a prescription.
Burns first and second degree can be treated at home. But if the situation is more serious, you must contact a medical institution for qualified help.