What Is Frostbite and What Causes It?

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Frostbite is a common skin disease in winter. It is caused by local skin caused by cold weather and humid environment.
An abnormal inflammatory response. Frostbite occurs on the ears, nose, cheeks, heels, fingers and distal toes, sometimes thighs, calves and
Deep buttocks can be seen on the buttocks. The clinical manifestations are mostly single to multiple red or even blue-violet macules, papules or nodules.
Blisters, necrosis, ulcers, and even secondary infections.
The recurrence rate of frostbite is very high, often "year-old frostbite, annual frostbite", which is largely related to physical fitness. From Chinese medicine
In fact, because most patients with frostbite belong to yang deficiency, in the cold season, cold and dampness cause evil, resulting in poor blood and stagnation.
The long-lasting skin will lose nutrients, causing the chilly to linger in the veins. Poor blood circulation, poor peripheral blood circulation,
People with poor tolerance to cold and less exercise are more likely to develop frostbite, so the elderly, women, and children are most often affected.
Frostbite can be divided into mild, moderate and severe. For mild frostbite with local skin redness, itching, and heat, as long as the affected skin is warm and to avoid inducing aggravating factors, usually you can recover by yourself; you can also use 3% iodine to partially rub and massage, several times a day,
Good results; or use 5% camphor, turpentine, and pepper (3 to 5 fresh peppers in 75% alcohol or 250 grams of white wine,
Rub the affected area and massage it for 7 days. Do not use heat treatment such as fire roasting or hot water to reheat.
For the more serious frostbite, it appears as partial blisters, the skin is blue-black, and the perception disappears. It is recommended to go to the hospital for treatment in time.
It can promote local blood circulation and dilated vascular treatment through oral and topical drugs; if frostbite is broken, some anti-antibiotics are needed.
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