What is frostbite?

Frostbite is the freezing of a body part. The nose, cheeks, ears, fingers, and toes are usually frostbitten first.

Who is at risk?

Frostbite can affect everyone. However, certain people are at a greater risk and need to be extra careful:

Signs and symptoms of frostbite:

Preventing frostbite

Frostbite is preventable. There are a few steps you can take to lower the risk:

Treating frostbite

This item was last modified on June 12, 2015