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Frostbite is an injury to the body that is caused by freezing. It most often affects the nose, ears, cheeks, chin, fingers, or toes. Frostbite can permanently damage the body, and severe cases can lead to amputation.

Signs of frostbite include

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Illustration of frostbite on the fingers
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  1. Frostbite (National Library of Medicine)  
    Frostbite is an injury to the body that is caused by freezing. It most often affects the nose, ears, cheeks, chin, fingers, or toes. Frostbite can permanently damage the body, and severe cases ...
  2. Frostbite (Nemours Foundation)  
    ... are signs of frostbite and/or hypothermia. Continue Frostbite Frostbite is characterized by white, waxy skin that ... of injuring the area further. Back Continue Preventing Frostbite To help prevent frostbite in cold weather: Stay ...
  3. Winter Weather: Frostbite (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)  
    ... Hurricanes Landslides Tornadoes Tsunamis Volcanoes Wildfires Winter Weather Frostbite Language: English Español (Spanish) Highlights Frostbite is an ... not dressed properly for extremely cold temperatures. Recognizing Frostbite At the first signs of redness or pain ...
  4. Fighting Off Frostbite (American Osteopathic Association)  
    ... Health Resources Health Calculators AOA Partnerships Fighting Off Frostbite Page Content Maybe you live in a state ... 95 degrees Fahrenheit. If you think you have frostbite, physicians recommend the following: Go to a warm ...
  5. Frostbite (Nemours Foundation)  
    ... Breastfeeding FAQs Pregnant? Your Baby's Growth First Aid: Frostbite KidsHealth > Parents > First Aid & Safety > Printable Safety Guides > First Aid: Frostbite Print A A A Text Size What's in ...
  6. Frostbite, First Aid (Logical Images)  
    newsletter | contact Share | Frostbite, First Aid A A A Severe frostbite can result in blisters in addition to hard, frozen skin, and it can be limb-threatening. First Aid Guide Frostbite is freezing of the skin that occurs due ...
  7. ... this page, please enable JavaScript. Health Tip: Developing Frostbite Young and old are at greater risk (*this ... Kohnle Friday, February 7, 2014 Related MedlinePlus Page Frostbite (HealthDay News) -- When the temperature dips well below ...
  8. JAMA Patient Page: Frostbite (American Medical Association) - PDF  
    JAMA PATIENT PAGE Frostbite Hypothermia of the body, such as an arm, hand, foot, or leg, has tissue damage from being exposed to cold weather or water, this is called frostbite . Hypothermia and frostbite are medical emergencies. Frostbite can ...
  9. Frostbite is damage to the skin and underlying tissues caused by extreme cold. ... A person with frostbite on the arms or legs may also have hypothermia (lowered body temperature). Check for hypothermia and treat those symptoms ...
  10. Frostbite (American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons)  
    ... Resources Copyright 2007 American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Frostbite It's fine if Jack Frost nips at your ... blowing at 20 mph or more. How Does Frostbite Occur? When you're out in the cold, ...
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