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I just my knuckles on some hot oil very briefly, they've

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Hey, I just burnt my knuckles on some hot oil very briefly, they've turned a red colour, should I go to the doctors or wait for it to heal naturally?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dermatology
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 1 year ago.

HI

If the burn is severe, it will need attention.

Blistering is a sign that this can be severe

Or if the skin is broken from the burn.

I would have it examined as you are questioning the severity.

Hot oil is a lot hotter than hot water.

Glad to look at a picture here as well.