It’s an unfortunate fact that healthcare is littered with hooky home remedies, circulated through years of word of mouth. Burn care especially, is one such sphere full of misinformation and half-truths.
For example, you’ve probably heard before that toothpaste can be used as a quick remedy for kitchen burns, when in reality this is completely false. These kinds of healthcare myths can be quite harmful if they are taken at face value. It’s up to you to do your research on an individual level and determine fact from fiction. Luckily, health care info is readily available on the internet, for those who choose to look for it.
So here is a list of burn care dos and don’ts for you to keep in mind: