8 month old got burnt hand.

My daughter is 8 months old. She got burnt hand by a hot curry kept in a bowl. Although the burnt area is fine now. Does it affect the future growth of a child? As I have heard that once a child get burnt his growth stops for one year. Kindly assist.

8 month old got burnt hand.
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  1. Hello and thank you for writing to us on Medimetry.Was the burn severe in intensity?Did it leave any scar?Regarding baby's growth be rest assured that burns do not affect body growth.Body growth is related to nurrition of a baby,genetic factors and environmental factors. Burns in no way affects growth so do not worry.Keep me posted on baby's health.Take care!