Injury Prevention

Frostbite

  1. Soak area in warm water (104 – 107.6 degrees Fahrenheit) until skin begins to look pink.
  2. Raise and lower affected limbs to stimulate blood flow to the fingers or toes.
  3. Do not rub.
  4. If frostbite is minor, call physician; if severe, call ambulance.

For information about preventing frostbite, click here

Last Update
May 28, 2008
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Last Update
May 28, 2008
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