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My husband has a pretty bad burn on his hand. It has an open

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My husband has a pretty bad burn on his hand. It has an open wound on his index finger and then two fingers burned. Can we use a homemade silvadean on all of that to help or should we do something different on the actually cut itself?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr Basu replied 1 year ago.
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Yes you can do that for now to prevent infection.
However, such a bad burn should be checked out by his doctor by tomorrow.
If there is no improvement, oral antibiotic will be required.
Please apply bandage with petrolatum jelly so that it does not get stuck in the burnt skin.
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