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Frostbite

Frostbite: Introduction

Frostbite: Tissue damage from freezing. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Frostbite is available below.

Symptoms of Frostbite

Treatments for Frostbite

  • Move patient to warmth
  • Get out of the wind
  • Slow warming
  • Do NOT massage
  • Do NOT walk on frostbitten feet
  • more treatments...»

Wrongly Diagnosed with Frostbite?

Frostbite: Related Patient Stories

Frostbite: Deaths

Read more about Deaths and Frostbite.

Alternative Treatments for Frostbite

Alternative treatments or home remedies that have been listed in various sources as possibly beneficial for Frostbite may include:

  • Aloe vera
  • Cayenne pepper oil for prevention
  • Prevent frostbitten parts from refreezing
  • Stop smoking
  • more treatments »

Frostbite: Complications

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Causes of Frostbite

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Disease Topics Related To Frostbite

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Latest Treatments for Frostbite

  • Protect
  • Immobilise
  • Rewarm in warm water
  • IV fluid normal saline
  • Initiate rapid thawing
  • more treatments...»

Statistics for Frostbite

Frostbite: Broader Related Topics

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Definitions of Frostbite:

Damage to tissues as the result of low environmental temperatures. - (Source - Diseases Database)

Destruction of tissue by freezing and characterized by tingling, blistering and possibly gangrene - (Source - WordNet 2.1)

 

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