So you can either take my word for it, or to truly understand why egg whites are not a great choice for burn treatments, read on and let’s look at what we’re trying to treat when burned, and what’s in egg whites to see if that helps. Most egg whites tend to be cooler than the area being burned, so that only leaves us with the proteins to consider. Now that we know what we’re trying to treat, let’s see if egg whites help. Stopping the burning- When it comes to chemical burns, egg whites definitely won’t help. Unless, of course, you have something like a bathtub filled with egg whites for the burning person to jump into, but that seems a bit far-fetched.