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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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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Answered Sep 30, 2022
Last updated Oct 1, 2022
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