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Tips to Avoid Frostbite and Hypothermia

If you have to get out bundling up from head to toe can save you from getting sick, hypothermia, frostnip and frostbite.
JOPLIN, MO--- The freezing temperature can be dangerous when it come to spending time outside. Health care providers say the best way to protect your body from the frigid weather is to stay out of it. But if you have to get out bundling up from head to toe can save you from getting sick, hypothermia, frostnip and frostbite.

Frostnip is when your fingers start changing colors and frostbite is when your fingers being to blister.

John Ezell, with Freeman Health Systems, says "The first sign is the redness and cold tingling pain. It's a definite indication that you need to come inside or at least get a place where there's warmth." He adds this is a medical emergency and treatment should be sought very quickly.
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