1st, 2nd, and 3rd Degree Burns
By: Emmanuel Abrams
1st Degree Burns
You can help prevent this from happening by wearing broad-spectrum sunscreen or sunblock with a sun protection factor (SPF) of 30 or higher.
2nd Degree Burns
Treatment: Running the skin under cool water for 15 minutes or longer, applying antibiotic cream.
3rd Degree Burns
Prevention: Install electrical outlet covers, clean out dryer lint trap regularly, test smoke detectors once a month, etc.