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Synonyms for frostbite

destruction of tissue by freezing and characterized by tingling, blistering and possibly gangrene

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the first signs of mild frostbite - a burning sensation, tingling, redness of the skin, then numbness of the feet, fingers, ears, nose; soreness of the skin, its cyanotic shade, a violation of the sensitivity of frost-bitten areas indicate a deep lesion of the skin, subcutaneous tissue, and possibly ligaments, muscles and even bones; white spots that remain on the skin when you press a finger on it and disappear after 5-6 seconds.
What to do: If you suspect frostbite, bring your child indoors to gently warm up.
Frostbite involves the freezing of skin and other tissues resulting in damage to the affected area, which may heal or result in permanent tissue loss.
Historically, frostbite is a condition observed in soldiers during war-time conditions.
Cold damage to the extremities: frostbite and non-freezing cold injuries.
Make sure snow cannot get inside of your boots or clothing, as wet clothing increases the risk of developing frostbite.
Cold weather exposure can lead to frostbite and hypothermia.
Frostbite is well known for its Battlefield series, based on the Frostbite 2 gaming engine.
SIR Ranulph Fiennes has spoken of his frustration at being forced to pull out of an expedition across Antarctica because of frostbite.
SIR Ranulph Fiennes has said that he was 'frustrated' at being forced to pull out of an expedition across Antarctica because of frostbite.
Summary: Two elephants stranded in Siberia with frostbite are kept warm with vodka.
FORMER Wales rugby international Richard Parks still hopes to complete his record-breaking 737 Challenge, racing against the calendar to beat frostbite.
ADVENTURER and former Wales rugby international Richard Parks faces an agonising week-long wait to find out whether getting frostbite on Mount Everest will end his epic world record attempt.
From Jack Frost nipping at your nose to the serious medical conditions frostbite and hypothermia, exposure to the cold can be dangerous and even life-threatening.