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Frostbite occurs when your body tissues freeze. Frostbite is most common on the cheeks, ears, nose, toes, and fingers.

Symptoms can include:

  • White to grayish-yellow skin
  • Prickly or tingling feeling
  • Pain and blisters
Trapper wrapped in emergency blanket

If you develop frostbite:

  • Drink warm fluids, and put on more clothes or wrap up in blankets.
  • Warm the area with body heat.
  • Never rub the area. This can cause further injury.