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I spilled boiling water on my foot last night whilst drawing

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I spilled boiling water on my foot last night whilst drawing potatoes. I did as should kept it in cool water etc. However now have l a large fluid filled buster on top of my foot. I know I shouldn’t pop it however believe it will burst as soon as I put on footwear. Thankfully not working for the next week or so what should I do?

This will eventually break. You may apply non-stick gauge (Johnson) with petroleum jelly when it breaks.

Keep the area and surroundings clean.

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Customer: replied 4 months ago.
Should I have it drained

Draining does not have big advantage.

Ultimately the skin also would break away.

Customer: replied 4 months ago.
Ok so apply the gauge and wait ?


Even if the skin breaks away, keep on the sterile non-stick gauge, till it heals completely which may take around a week or more.

Customer: replied 4 months ago.

You are very welcome.

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