Our expert says:
Stop popping the blisters - they are going to get infected! You have second degree burns on your bum. Buy paraffin gauze - put Bactroban ointment or Silver sulfadiazine burn ointment thickly on the open sores and cover with paraffin gauze, then put dry cotton gauze over that and wear a full panty to keep it in place (you buy the throwaway kind at some pharmacies) The silver sulfadiazine ointment stains everything black, so wear old dark clothes and sleep on a dark towel. Do not pull the dressings off to replace with clean dressings, get in the bath with dressings and soak it off gently in warm water. Put a capful of Dettol or Savlon in the bathwater with a 1/2 cup of salt. If it gets very red or you see pus discharging and you feel feverish, see a doctor immediately.
Use voltaren gel on the red but NOT broken skin on your back, and take an anti-inflammatory tablet like Brufen 200mg three times a day if you are not allergic to any medication. You can also take pain medication like Panado or Dolorol Forte with the Brufen.
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