Minor burns will damage only the epidermis (top layer) of the skin and makes the affected area red, swelling and painful. It is also called as superficial burns or first degree burns that were caused due to any contact with hot objects or fluids, sunburn, steam, electric shock, contact of any heated metal rod, firing up of the stove while cooking, etc.
Minor burns, if not treated on time, may develop into painful blisters. But in certain cases, these burns can be healed on their own. There are several natural remedies that minimize your pain and promote healing.