What is Frostbite and important tips for Delaware
By Tom Davis, FREE Delaware Homes Search!, $$ Save $$ - Find Homes! Delaware Realtor
(Harrington ERA,DE Homes For Sale, $$ Save $$ Buy Today !)
Snow, Snow, Snow is coming on down and with that means kids that are excited to play in all that snow! Let me remind you of Frostbite! What is Frostbite? It is a medical condition where damage is caused to the skin and other tissues in the body due to extreme cold. The initial stages of frostbite are often called "Frostnip". Hands, Feet, Nose, Leg, and Ears are the most likely parts of your body to be affected by frostbite. Other Factors that will contribute to frostbite will be the extreme coldness outside like it is today, any inadequate clothing, wet clothing will be a biggie, wind chills, and if you are known to have poor circulation or if your circulation becomes poor after prolonged exposure. First degree frostbite causes skin to appear yellow or white. There may also be slig...