Frostbite
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Tips About Frostbite

 

Frostbite results from exposure to low temperatures, wind and moisture over a period of time.  It can occur anywhere outside during cold temperatures.  As a parent you need to be aware of the causes and symptoms of frostbite in children as well as other adults and know what to do when you suspect frostbite.   For older children and teenagers, it is also important educate them.   SEEK MEDICAL ATTENTION IMMEDIATELY if you suspect Frostbite.

There are two degrees of frostbite:

What to do if you suspect frostbite: