A 73-year-old male asked:

How long does it take to amputate a frostbitten hand & foot? once the dermis & epidermis have frozen on a person's face, turning black, what comes next re the skin?

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Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 59 years experience
Ax will do it in seconds if in Alaska. Otherwise need more details. Skin sloughs off and will be pink for a long time and maybe for life. Time will tell.
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