How to manage frost bite?
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Hello, How to manage frost bite? I got blackness on my skin. What should I do and what is the reason behind this condition? Is it curable? Please leave your comments.
@dhitishree A condition in which skin and the tissue just below the skin freeze. Frostbite mostly affects small, exposed body parts such as fingers and toes. Treatment depends on severity, mild cases can be treated with gradual warming. Severe cases require medical care to prevent complications. Frostbite occurs in several stages: Frostnip, a mild form of frostbite, superficial frostbite causing slight changes in skin color or deep (severe) frostbite affecting all layers of the skin as well as the tissues that lie below. Mild frostbite (frostnip) can be treated at home with first-aid care. For all other frostbite, after appropriate first aid and assessment for hypothermia, medical treatment may involve rewarming, medications, wound care, surgery and various therapies, depending on the severity of