NOTICE: This condition is a medical emergency. Call 911 for immediate care.

Overview

A first-degree burn (also called a superficial burn or wound) is an injury that affects the first layer of your skin. First-degree burns are one of the mildest forms of skin injuries, and they usually do not require medical treatment. However, som[read article]

Tests for First Degree Burn

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A physical examination is a routine test your doctor performs to check your overall health. It is also known as a wellness check. A physical examination helps your ...  More
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Medical Procedures for First Degree Burn

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Application of Sterile Dressing
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Over the Counter Medications for First Degree Burn

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DIPHENHYDRAMINE (dye fen HYE dra meen) is an antihistamine. It is used on the skin to treat pain and itching from insect bites, sunburns, rashes, and other minor sk...  More
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Self Care for First Degree Burn

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Application of Moisturizer to Skin
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Soak Affected Area in Cool Water
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