What can I cover a burn with?

Answer Cover burns with a dry, sterile dressing. Try to keep the burn away from heat source. If its a bad burn and will affect the way you work, then you should call in sick

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Are you supposed to cover a burn?

It is best to cover burns from the sun because the heat can irritate it and make it hotter. But you don't have to cover it when your in shade.

SABC - During a class about burn treatment a student relates a story about using butter to cool a burn. How should you respond?

Butter contains proteins which could encourage infection. You should only cool the burn with water, then keep the tissue moist under a sterile gauze.

Which type of burn requires immediate medical treatment due to the location of the burn?

face, hands and feet, genitaliaFace, Hands & feet, genitalia, (all the above)

How to heal a second grade burn and a fever acquired from the burn!!!!!?

Sounds like he has heat stroke. Heat stroke is a very serious emergency, you need to get him to a hospital right away. He will need IV fluids and treatment for the fever and the burns