Recognizing and Preventing Frostbite
December 14, 2016•11 min
According to the CDC, frostbite is an injury to the body that is caused by freezing. Frostbite can cause a loss of feeling and color in affected areas, and it most often affects the nose, ears, cheeks, chin, fingers, or toes. Frostbite can permanently damage the body, and severe cases can lead to amputation.Listen in as Jay Meyer, MD explains the importance of recognizing frostbite and covering up when going into freezing temperatures.