Frostbite can be described as a medical condition where skin gets injured due to freezing or extreme cooling temperature.Frostbite is a condition where mostly the skin of fingers, ears, tissue far away from the heart gets affected easily.
Symptoms of frostbite include numbness, prickling feeling, cold skin, muscle stiffness, etc. In initial stages frostbite is termed as frostnip. At these stages skin doesn’t damage permanently and extreme conditions can be prevented by taking preventive measures.
In Asian countries frostbite disease is common in the countries having cold climatic conditions. Such as Himalayan regions, Ladakh, Siachen, Leh of India nation have extreme cold weather.Siachen glacier the war conflict which has caused nearly 2,000 deaths from frostbite and avalanches.