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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)  
    ... Free Health Lessons Social Media: Connect With Us Frostbite KidsHealth > Parents > First Aid & Safety > Emergencies > Frostbite Print ... are signs of frostbite and/or hypothermia. Continue Frostbite Frostbite is characterized by white, waxy skin that ...
  3. 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 ...
  4. Winter Weather: Frostbite (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)  
    ... Hurricanes Landslides Tornadoes Tsunamis Volcanoes Wildfires Winter Weather Frostbite Language: English Español (Spanish) Share Compartir Highlights Frostbite ...
  5. 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 ...
  6. Frostbite (Nemours Foundation)  
    ... Lessons Social Media: Connect With Us First Aid: Frostbite KidsHealth > Parents > First Aid & Safety > Printable Safety Guides > First Aid: Frostbite Print A A A Text Size What's in ...
  7. 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 ...
  8. Frostbite is damage to the skin and underlying tissues caused by extreme cold. Frostbite is the most common freezing injury. ... Frostbite occurs when the skin and body tissues are exposed to cold temperature for a long period ...
  9. Preventing Frostbite and Hypothermia (National Safety Council) - PDF  
    Preventing Frostbite and Hypothermia Prolonged exposure to low temperatures, wind or moisture—whether it be on a ski slope ... can result in cold-related illnesses such as frostbite and hypothermia. The National Safety Council offers these ...
  10. Frostbite (Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research)  
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