Thursday, June 14, 2012

Got burn by hot iron!

Ouch........three of my right hand fingers got burn when accidentally touch the hot iron surface! This is totally unacceptable dumb dumb accident happen when you know it shouldn't. Such dumbness seldom happen when I do my regular ironing of my working clothes. Oh well, accident is an accident. Sincerely hope this will not repeat itself. Fortunately I am a left handed. Still can do my writing! 

  • Just in case it did happen to any unfortunate people out there, this is what you can do:-
    A hot iron can burn your skin if you touch it. The severity of the burn depends on where the iron comes in contact with you and how long it touches your skin. A momentary touch on the edge of your hand may cause a minor burn that leaves a red mark and pain that quickly fades. But the flat side of the iron falling against the more delicate skin on the inside of your arm can cause a more severe burn. Treatments for iron burns are taken in stages.

Immediate Treatment

  • Immediately treating an iron burn can reduce the severity of the burn and improve your chances of escaping without infection or a scar. If you have a minor burn and your skin is unbroken, put the burned area in a cool-water bath or lay a cool, wet towel on your skin to relieve the pain. Do not apply ice to your skin, as that can cause more tissue damage. Do not apply butter to a burn.

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