I burnt my finger two days ago and a hole

Patient : I burnt my finger two days ago and a hole formed in the center along with a bubble and is still there, is it normal?
Images: 
I burnt my finger two days ...-1
Doctor :   Hello. Welcome to ask the doctor. I understand your concern. I have seen the attached pic also. As a result of b urn injury, you have developed blister over the finger. This is the most common presentation in a burn injury patient. But if left as such, it may get pus filled due to secondary bacterial infection. I prefer to drain the blister by giving a small nick in the roof. Afterwards, patient is advised to apply antibiotic cream like mupirocin 2 percent over the affected area. Visit your doctor so that he can drain it under aseptic condition and give you a prescription. You can share my opinion with him. I hope it helps. Take care.

Related Q&A

Q: I have this horrible taste in my mouth 24/7. Everything I eat or drink tastes awful. When I awake in the morning I h...

Q: When sitting I have groin pain mostly on right side but can be both. Pain in the buttock a little . Pain can be in th...

Q: Otherwise healthy, lean 38-year-old male. I have my yearly physical coming up in a week and out of curiosity I have b...

Q: Depression..grieving...lost brothers/cancer.....mom/cancer friends/cancer......1st husband brain annuerism..2008..s...

Q: I have a spot more a lesion on the side of the face not pussy, but like hard skin, itchy small spots around it , no...

 
DOCTOR ADVISORY BOARD
218

Dr. James Obaji M.D.

  • 247 Reviews
  • Family Physician
173

Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

  • 190 Reviews
  • Family Physician
138

Dr. Pat Golden M.D.

  • 169 Reviews
  • Cardiologist
98

Dr. Kunaal Jindal M.D.

  • 112 Reviews
  • Plastic Surgeon
CNN
BBC
MSNBC
CBS
abcNews
FoxNews