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How big is the burn and is it painful
Are you diabetic ?
Any fever or discharge from the burn site?
About 2 inches long and 1 inch wide and it is painful.
I am not diabetic.
No fever but it is discharging
Clear fluid or pus?
You can use silver sulfadiazine cream on the site and keep the it covered under vaseline gauze for atleast 2-3 days.Once scab is formed you can keep it open.Take some painkillers like tylenol or motrin and keep the hand elevated to decrease the swelling.
If the discharge becomes yellow/green and fever develops , see your doctor who can start you on antibiotics .