Kitchen 911: How to Handle Burns, Cuts and Other Cooking Disasters

Here's how to handle common kitchen injuries this Thanksgiving (9 Photos)

Arricca Elin SanSone on Nov 19, 2012 at 1:07PM

chime in now
  • 3 of 9

Kitchen 911: How to Handle Burns, Cuts and Other Cooking Disasters

SuperStock/SuperStock/getty images

    Loading slides...

You Bump Your Head

Ice the area immediately for 15 to 20 minutes to reduce the risk of swelling, and take an over-the-counter pain medication such as ibuprofen, advises Dr. John.

Go to the ER if: You’ve lost consciousness -- even briefly – or you have a headache that worsens despite pain medication, or you experience nausea, vomiting, or slurred speech, all possible signs of a concussion

Connect with Us
Follow Our Pins

Yummy recipes, DIY projects, home decor, fashion and more curated by iVillage staffers.

Follow Our Tweets

The very dirty truth about fashion internships... DUN DUN @srslytheshow http://t.co/wfewf

On Instagram

Behind-the-scenes pics from iVillage.

Best of the Web