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Should I still go to work if I have frostbite?

Should I still go to work if I have frostbite?

Froset bite problem: It depend how involve in the frost and were, if it deep frost bite, if it is the foot, most likely not if it is minor frost bite i think you could? ...Read more

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Dr. Kristin Cox
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Frostbite (Definition)

-exposure 2 cold & is graded just like a burn. 1'st degree is like a sunburn, 2'nd= with blistering, & 3'rd= full thickness with loss of viability of the skin. These R the most serious, & may need debridement & skin grafts. Best 2 dress in protective clothing. This includes the ears &nose, as these R very susceptible, along with fingers & toes. If traveling by car in severe ...Read more


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I didn't wear gloves yesterday and i got frostbite. There was this burning sensation when i got warm. My fingertips are still tender is this normal?

Normal for injury: You should take care to avoid additional cold injury as your hands heal. Unless you have blisters or blackened skin the fingers should heal. ...Read more

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I was running through 5 feet of snow 4 daya ago for about 15 minutes. The tips of my toes are still tingling, do I have frostbite and what should I do?

I was running through 5 feet of snow 4 daya ago for about 15 minutes. The tips of my toes are still tingling, do I have frostbite and what should I do?

It's possible.: At four days, more severe forms of frostbite are usually painful and may have blistering of the skin. As long as the toes are pink and don't have blisters you should recover; however, get checked by your primary doctor to be sure that this isn't the first signs of something else going on. ...Read more

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Does frostbite heal?

Depends: Just like there are different degrees of burns, so too there are different degrees of frostbite. The worst typre results in dry gangrene. ...Read more

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Do a lot of people get frostbite?

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 prevention is definitely worth a pound of cure... If you are going to be spending time outdoors in severe weather make sure you are dressed appropriately. If you aren't sure, head to your nearest outdoors store and speak with a knowledgable outdoorsman. ...Read more