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If I am diabetic, how should I take care of minor burns?

Related Topics: Burn, Diabetes
 

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  • Don't try to break or "pop" blisters that may have formed.
  • Gently wash the area with mild soap and warm water.
  • Cover the burn with a gauze pad and secure it in place with hypoallergenic or paper tape.
  • Change the bandage at least once a day.

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