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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Raymond Wittstadt
35 years experience Hand Surgery
Can be painful: Rewarming of cold hand and feet can be quite painful. It depends on how long they were exposed to the cold and how much tissue damage occured. When ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Mele
31 years experience Plastic Surgery
1st degree frostbite: 1st degree frostbite is also called frostnip. It involves only the epidermis, so the recovery is quick and there is no blistering. The skin may become ... Read More
Dr. Jeffrey Wint
34 years experience Hand Surgery
Frostbite: Redness and swelling and pain. Get evaluated keep away from extreme temperature even heat, keep clean consider topical antibiotics and avoid repeat e ... Read More
Dr. Jeffrey Wint
34 years experience Hand Surgery
Frostbite hand: Redness and swelling and pain. Get evaluated keep away from extreme temperature even heat, keep clean consider topical antibiotics and avoid repeat e ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
53 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes but nut fully : With proper rx it will heal depending on the degree of the burn. 1st no problem, rx like a sunburn. 2 with blisters keep clean don't pop them. Shower ... Read More
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Dr. M Felix Freshwater
48 years experience Hand Surgery
Depends: Just like there are different degrees of burns, so too there are different degrees of frostbite. The worst typre results in dry gangrene.
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mike Bowman
18 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Injury to be managed: Frostbite happens when the body part affected gets frozen. Your body has to heal up from the injury. If the frostbite is mild, prognosis is very goo ... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mike Bowman
18 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Frostbite=freezing: Frostbite is a real risk whenever people spend time outdoors in freezing temperatures. It occurs when tissue of the body freezes. An ounce of preven ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Wint
34 years experience Hand Surgery
Frostbite: Redness and swelling and pain. Get evaluated keep away from extreme temperature even heat, keep clean consider topical antibiotics and avoid repeat e ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Greg Sexton
38 years experience Plastic Surgery
Discoloration: Frostbite is usually painful when it occurs, and will leave the tips of fingers or toes black due to the dead skin.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Tuckman
22 years experience Hand Surgery
Cell Death: Frost bite is a condition where the tissue freezes. This causes ice crystals within the cells which ruptures the cells causing death of the tissue. It ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Wint
34 years experience Hand Surgery
Frostbite: Redness and swelling and pain. Get evaluated keep away from extreme temperature even heat, keep clean consider topical antibiotics and avoid repeat e ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Tuckman
22 years experience Hand Surgery
Rewarming: Initial treatment of frostbite includes rapid rewarming of the affected area. This can be achieved with soaks in warm water. I would recommend immedia ... Read More
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