Frostbite Topic Guide
Frostbite: Frostbite is a condition caused by skin exposed over a long period of time to cold exposure. Frostbite symptoms include burning, numbness, tingling, itching, and cold sensations in the affected areas. Deep frostbite there may be complete loss of sensation. Treatment of frostbite is best under medical supervision to minimize tissue damage.
Cellulitis Cellulitis is a bacterial infection of the skin and soft tissues that causes swelling, redness, tenderness and warmth. Treatment will involve antibiotics. Severe infection may require IV or intramuscular antibiotic injections.
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