Advertisement

loader

Talk

Advanced search

Mumsnet has not checked the qualifications of anyone posting here. If you have any medical concerns we suggest you consult your GP.

Gallbladder op tomorrow - burn on arm do I need to cover it

(4 Posts)
dahliaaa Fri 20-Oct-17 10:21:33

Can anyone help pls. I've got a 2 inch burn that's a few days old.
Drenched it in water at the time and pain went after a day.
The skin is now starting to split slightly and a friend has said I need to do something with it ahead of going into hospital because of infection risk (?)
I've asked a pharmacist this morning but he wasn't keen to advise. I'm away for work today until after my local surgery closes.
I can get to a shop if needed for cream and/or dressing.
Thanks for any advice.

dahliaaa Fri 20-Oct-17 11:45:20

Bump

Caulk Fri 20-Oct-17 11:51:10

Call the ward and ask. I had a cut on my arm and they dressed it pre surgery but they’ll be able to advise if you need reassurance.

dahliaaa Fri 20-Oct-17 12:24:30

Thanks Caulk

Join the discussion

Join the discussion

Registering is free, easy, and means you can join in the discussion, get discounts, win prizes and lots more.

Register now