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I burned my arm on the fishfinger pan an hour ago and now it's come up in a raised weal thing

(30 Posts)
spicemonster Sat 04-Oct-08 19:04:41

It hurt at first but then didn't so I didn't put anything on it. What's the best treatment or shall I just leave it alone now?

avenanap Sat 04-Oct-08 19:05:26

Do you mean it's a blister?

Overmydeadbody Sat 04-Oct-08 19:06:20

Just leave it alone.

Maybe run some cold water over it, or put some aloe vera on it if you have any, but it's just a burn, it will heal quite quickly of its own accord.

TheBlonde Sat 04-Oct-08 19:06:28

poor you
do you have any sudocrem?

themoon66 Sat 04-Oct-08 19:06:33

cold compress. raised red wheals are normal for burns.

littlelapin Sat 04-Oct-08 19:07:18

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

combustiblelemon Sat 04-Oct-08 19:23:19

It's still worth the cold water- you can put in in a bowl of iced water. If you have any in an anti-inflammatory would help e.g. nurofen.

gigglewitch Sat 04-Oct-08 19:30:55

try lots of cold water then pat dry,then Bicarbonate of soda - put a heap of it on some sort of dressing or tissue, put it on the burnt bit and keep it there overnight. Have absolutely no clue why but it works fantastically for skirmishes in kitchen/ironing.

spicemonster Sat 04-Oct-08 20:19:40

I posted this just before I put my DS to bed and then forgot about it! No, not a blister. I do have some sudocrem (of course - vats of the stuff ) so I will do a cold compress and then try that. I'm quite tempted by the bicarb idea but I chucked mine out as it had gone hard. It's not a very easy place to immerse in water as it's half way up my arm on the inside so I'd have to stick my whole arm in a bucket

CherryChapstick Sat 04-Oct-08 20:25:09

Lavener oil. It is magic. I use it on all burns, rashes, stings and bites. It takes the pain out instantly and is natural.

Seond vote for lavender, is like a miracle cure for burns.

combustiblelemon Sat 04-Oct-08 20:29:36

blush I don't know why but I read hand.

CherryChapstick Sat 04-Oct-08 20:32:37

...and you get to smell like an old lady. Seriously, go dab the lavender oil on it.

PinkPurple Sat 04-Oct-08 20:34:55

pure aloe vera gel, or neat lavender oil...both work a treat for burns.

spicemonster Sat 04-Oct-08 20:35:25

I don't think I have any I was so paranoid about things when I was pg that I dumped all my oils. Arnica?

pointydog Sat 04-Oct-08 20:35:57

you have a special pan just for fishfingers?

spicemonster Sat 04-Oct-08 20:36:09

OOh I do have aloe vera though!

CherryChapstick Sat 04-Oct-08 20:36:18

That is for bruising.

spicemonster Sat 04-Oct-08 20:37:27

I wish pointy! I couldn't think what to call it. I was worried that if I said baking tray someone might think I was being all Nigella. I did make my own oven chips though!

fishie Sat 04-Oct-08 20:41:20

yy lots of aloe. i did this a few months ago and it was a real pest because i couldn't pick anything big (inc ds) up without rubbing it until it healed. inner arm does scar too. i had ice on mine for four hours.

pointydog Sat 04-Oct-08 20:41:30

grin

spicemonster Sat 04-Oct-08 20:44:47

I have now slathered in organic hand-filleted (what?) aloe vera gel ... It's lovely stuff!

pointydog Sat 04-Oct-08 21:05:09

put some frozen fishfingers on it - har

Sidge Sat 04-Oct-08 21:07:56

Leave it alone.

When it is dry put some vitamin E cream on it, it aids healing.

spicemonster Sat 04-Oct-08 21:31:18

The aloe is good but I shall strap some fish fingers on in the morning pointy wink

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