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How to know if this is really frostbite?

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In brief: See below

If you have discoloration of the skin, numb, tingling feeling, lack of motion of the part involved.
Have it checked out don't wait

In brief: See below

If you have discoloration of the skin, numb, tingling feeling, lack of motion of the part involved.
Have it checked out don't wait
Dr. Arnold Beresh
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Dr. Jeffrey Wint
Surgery - Hand Surgery

In brief: Frostbite

Redness and swelling and pain.
Get evaluated keep away from extreme temperature even heat, keep clean consider topical antibiotics and avoid repeat exposure to cold. Seek medical attention...See the picture frostbite is like a burn. And can have serious aftereffects if not treated properly. So beyond understanding that seek medical attention.

In brief: Frostbite

Redness and swelling and pain.
Get evaluated keep away from extreme temperature even heat, keep clean consider topical antibiotics and avoid repeat exposure to cold. Seek medical attention...See the picture frostbite is like a burn. And can have serious aftereffects if not treated properly. So beyond understanding that seek medical attention.
Dr. Jeffrey Wint
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