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.
Reduction in blood flow to the skin cells and exposure to the extreme cold conditions leads to the frostbite.According to research reports from 1999 to 2011, a total of 16,911 deaths were registered due to the extreme cold conditions in united states.