Burn your finger you can get, Pottering in the kitchen, repaired the moped, stoking the fire, in short, anywhere. To quickly heal a burn and discomfort from injury, and minimize, when you burn your finger it is necessary to consistently perform the following steps.

1. To eliminate the effect of the substance or object that caused the burn

The sooner this is done, the better. If the skin on the finger is just red – it is a burn of the 1st degree, you can do home treatment. If the blisters is a 2nd degree burn. Blisters can puncture, crush, break in any case! This can lead to infection.
Burns on fingers 3 and 4 the extent to which there are wound, charring, occur less frequently. In this case, you must immediately seek medical help.

2. To determine the nature of the burn

It can be thermal or chemical. If the burn is caused by a chemical compound that is good to know how. It is important to remember:

- If the burn was caused by quicklime, in any case it is impossible to wash out - this will only aggravate the problem!
- Sulphuric acid to start first removed from skin with dry cloth or towel.

In other cases, as with chemical and thermal burns, you can skip to step 3

3. Rinse the burnt spot under running water for 10-15 minutes

Thermal processes in the tissues continue to go, even if the source of the burn is eliminated. Chemical burn additionally, you can process a soap or soda solution, if the exposure to acid. If there was contact with alkali, water for processing, you can acidify a few drops of lemon juice or boric acid – it will help to neutralize the effect of the chemical.

4. To make processing of the damaged site

If the burn is not severe, you can treat the damaged area with ointment containing panthenol, or to use traditional medicines.

- Poultice of raw grated potatoes, pumpkin or carrots (to change on the degree of heating of the slurry). Curd applied to the burnt site, will also facilitate rapid healing.
- Lotions of decoction of plants such as clover, mother and stepmother, oak bark, wild rose. In an extreme case, fit tea, both green and black.
Good in such cases and honey. It is also a great antiseptic and promotes healing of tissues.

- Lubricate the affected area with egg, previously beaten.

5. To prevent infection

After treatment for a burn is necessary to impose a dry sterile bandage - this will help to protect the damaged area from infection, and therefore accelerate recovery. In addition, if the surface of the skin blisters formed, the bandage will protect them from accidental damage and rupture.

A small burn, not complicated by secondary infection usually heals in 6-7 days.