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What do I do if my child gets burned on a hot stove?

Leigh Vinocur, MD
Emergency Medicine
If your child gets burned:

– Remove the affected clothing.

–Run the burned area under cool water for 15 minutes.

– Do not apply butter or ointments or creams.

– Cover with a dry clean gauze.

– Call 911. 

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