Illustration of frostbite on the fingers

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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  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)  
    ... Sports: Keeping Kids Safe Concussions: What to Know 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)  
    ... Medical School Health Resources 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)  
    ... Winter Weather Information on Specific Types of Emergencies Frostbite Language: English Español (Spanish) Recommend on Facebook Tweet ... not dressed properly for extremely cold temperatures. Recognizing Frostbite At the first signs of redness or pain ...
  5. Frostbite and Hypothermia (National Safety Council) - PDF  
    ... that will keep your feet warm and dry Frostbite Even skin that is protected can be subject to frostbite. It's the most common injury resulting from exposure ...
  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. Frostbite (Nemours Foundation)  
    ... Kids Safe Concussions: What to Know First Aid: Frostbite KidsHealth > Parents > First Aid & Safety > Printable Safety Guides > First Aid: Frostbite Print A A A Text Size What's in ...
  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. Frostbite is the most common freezing injury. ... Frostbite occurs when the skin and body tissues are exposed to cold temperature for a long period ...
  10. Frostbite (Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research)  
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