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3 Stages of Frostbite and 7 Tips to Prevent it

News18 | 10/12/2020 10:59 PM | Click to read full article

Frostbite is an injury that happens when your skin is exposed to freezing temperatures for an extended period of time. Due to prolonged exposure to a freezing environment, the tissue that is present below the skin freezes, even though the temperature is above the freezing point. 

There are three stages of frostbite: Frostnip, surface frostbite and deep frostbite. The last and third stage of frostbite is more severe and can lead to serious injury to the body.