How to prevent and treat frostbite

frostbite

When the temperature dips below freezing, it’s critical to protect your skin from cold-weather health risks. Frostbite occurs when the skin – and sometimes the tissue beneath the skin – freezes due to prolonged exposure to cold temperatures. Depending on how long and how frozen the tissue, frostbite can result in severe, sometimes permanent, damage. To stay warm and prevent frostbite, follow these tips from dermatologists. This Winter has been tough on us in the New England Region! Frostbite can be a real threat with this weather. American Academy of Dermatology shares the helpful tips that can prevent the cold injuries.

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